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Coin of Nikaia with head of Dionysos, struck under C. Papirius Carbo

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Obverse: Laureate head of Dionysos right. Inscription in Greek in left field, upwards, and in exergue; monogram at right. Reverse: Roma seated on shields left with Nike in right hand, spear in left. Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards, and in exergue. (see media screen...

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By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 531); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 60 B.C.


Nikaia, Bithynia


Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 7.19 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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