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Coin of Rhodes with head of Dionysus, struck under Eudorus

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Obverse: Head of Dionysos left, wearing ivy-wreath. Reverse: Nike on globe (?) right, holding wreath. At right, rose. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)


By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Late Republican or Imperial Period, 31 B.C.–A.D. 60


Rhodes, Asia: Caria (Islands off)


Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 19.87 gm.

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The Ancient World


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