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Coin of Sala with bust of the Senate

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Obverse: Draped bust of Senate right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Dionysos, himation over left arm and legs, stands resting left hand on column. He holds grapes in right hand, kantharos in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Waddell Auction 1, Barbizon Plaza Hotel, 106 Central Park South, New York, December 9, 1982, lot 290); by 1986: with E. J. Waddell, Ltd.; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 25, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 98–117

Mint

Sala, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 7.75 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1986.254

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins