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Coin of Mytilene with bust of Crispina, struck under M. Aurelius [Proteas?]

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Obverse: Draped bust of Crispina to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Emperor on horseback right, rivergod below. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., October 14, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 178–182

Mint

Mytilene (Lesbos), Asia: Aeolis (Islands off)

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 24.89 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1935

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins