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Coin of Miletus in alliance with Smyrna with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: At left, Apollo of Didyma facing front, with stag and bow; beside him, the two Nemeses of Smyrna, looking at each other, holding up their garments in their right hands. Pearl border. Inscription in Greek...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Miletus and Smyrna (Alliance), Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 39.5 mm. Weight: 29.40 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.384

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins