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Coin of Maeonia with bust of Zeus

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Obverse: Filleted, draped bust of Zeus to left. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Roma Nicephorus enthroned to left on cuirass, with footstool; she holds a parazonium in her left hand and wears Athena's helmet. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 161–169

Mint

Maeonia, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 6.77 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.156

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins