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Coin of Mytilene in alliance with Pergamon and Ephesos with bust of Zeus Boulaios

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Obverse: Bust of Zeus Boulaios, laureate, left, chlamys on left shoulder. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Asklepios stands at left looking toward Tyche of Mytilene seated in center holding rudder and Dionysiac term. At right, Artemis standing (Inscriptions in Greek in field, in exergue and...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., The Adelphi, 1-11 John Adam Street, London W.C. 2, England; April 14, 1971: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–268

Mint

Mytilene (with Pergamon and Ephesos in alliance), Asia Minor: Lesbos (with Mysia and Ionia)

Dimensions

Diameter: 42.5 mm. Weight: 39.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1971.136

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins