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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)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Sala, Asia: Lydia


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

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The Ancient World


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