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Coin of Pergamon with head of Asklepios

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Obverse: Laureate head of Asklepios right. Reverse: Snake-encircled staff. Inscription in Greek in field. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 133 B.C. or later

Mint

Pergamon, Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 4.56 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.1354

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins