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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)

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Saitta, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.2168

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins