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Coin of Sala with bust of Athena, struck under C. Valerius Andronicus

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Obverse: Helmeted bust of Athena right wearing aegis. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Cybele seated left, phiale in right hand, left resting on tympanum. Lion beside her (?). Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 117–161

Mint

Sala, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.66 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1274

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins