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Coin of Silandus with bust of Senate, struck under Aelianus

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Obverse: Draped, laureate bust of Senate to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cult effigy of Lydian Kore to front. At left, stalk of corn and at right, poppy. Inscription in Greek. Struck at the time of Commodus to Severus Alexander.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 180–225

Mint

Silandus, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 13.48 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1123

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins