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Coin of Magnesia-ad-Sipylum with bust of Senate, struck under Aur. Theodotus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Senate to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Cybele stands within distyle shrine, tympanum in left hand, right lowered, flanked each side by lion. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 238–244


Magnesia-ad-Sipylum, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 8.27 gm. Die Axis: 12

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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