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Coin of Sala with bust of Dea Roma (or Pallas)

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Obverse: Bust of Dea Roma (or Pallas) to right, wearing crested helmet. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Cybele seated to left, patera in right hand, left placed on tympanum. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht

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

Mint

Sala, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.42 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.1263

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins