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Coin of Prymnessus with bust of Midas

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Obverse: Draped bust of Midas right, wearing Phrygian cap. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Dikaiosyne stands left, scales in right hand, two ears of wheat in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer, 1986, no. 100); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 3rd century A.D.

Mint

Prymnessus, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.24 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.354

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins