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Coin of Magnesia-ad-Maeandrum with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Bust of Nero to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tetrastyle temple within which statue of Artemis Leukophryene, crowned by flying Victory on each side. Inscription in Greek.


By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 54–68


Magnesia-ad-Maeandrum, Asia: Ionia


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.85 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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