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Coin of Saitta with bust of Clodius Albinus, struck under Andronicus

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Obverse: Bust of Clodius Albinus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus Lydios stands to left, scepter in left hand, eagle with closed wings on right. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 13, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 195–197

Mint

Saitta, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 11.99 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1972.858

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins