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Coin of Maeonia with head of Hercules, struck under Ael. Neo

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Obverse: Bearded head of Hercules to left. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Omphale, wearing lion's skin and carrying club over shoulder, walks to right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 138–161

Mint

Maeonia, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.48 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1192

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins