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Coin of Pergamum with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Distyle shrine. Within, Telesphoros standing facing. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 175–177

Mint

Pergamum, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.43 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.543

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins