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Coin of Mytilene with bust of Zeus Ammon, struck under Bal. Aristomachus

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Obverse: Bust of Zeus Ammon right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche enthroned left, phiale in right hand, Dionysiac term in left. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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


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


Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 18.75 gm. Die Axis: 7

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins