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Coin of Kyzikos with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Bust of Commodus right, head bare and beardless, wearing paludamentum. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Galley left with rowers and steersman. On prow Triton to left, blowing conch; on stern two aquilae. Below, fish left; dolphin right. Inscription in Greek. See media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

Ars Classica 15 (1930), no. 907; Horsky Collection, no. 1122. by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 175

Mint

Kyzikos, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 23.17 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.229

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins