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Coin of Saitta with bust of Senate, struck under Aur. Aelius Attalianus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Senate right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Cybele seated on throne to left, patera in right hand. At left, lion beside her. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1964: with Spink and Son, Ltd., 5-7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; December 9, 1964: purchased by MFA from Spink and Son, Ltd.

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Saitta, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 23.75 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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