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Coin of Plakia with head of Cybele

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Obverse: Turreted head of Cybele right. Reverse: Lion's head right. Inscription in Greek around. (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, Classical to Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.

Mint

Plakia, Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 11.5 mm. Weight: 1.22 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1355

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins