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Coin of Perinthus with bust of bearded man

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Obverse: Bearded bust right. Reverse: Apollo Musegetes stands left, branch in right hand, left holding lyre on column. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1984: with E. J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale Number 1, April 16, 1984, no. 65); purchased by MFA at the Buy or Bid Sale; accessioned June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd–3rd century A.D.

Mint

Perinthus, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 6.90 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1984.238

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins