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Coin of Nacrasa with bust of Senate

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Obverse: Bust of Senate right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cult statue of Ephesian Artemis, facing, with stag at left and right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6782); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.

Mint

Nacrasa, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 4.56 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.295

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins