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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)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Prymnessus, Asia: Phrygia


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

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The Ancient World


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