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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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Rhodes, Asia: Caria (Islands off)

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 19.87 gm.

Accession Number

65.791

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins