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Coin of Nysa with bust of Tranquillina, struck under Aurelius Musonius

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Obverse: Draped bust of Tranquillina to right, wearing stephane. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche standing left, cornucopia in left hand, statuette of Mên on right. Rudder at left. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining and Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction 12 of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, Feb. 21-23, 1961, lot 3091 [partial]); purchased at the Lockett auction by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III; 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. 238–244


Nysa, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 14.03 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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