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Coin of Smyrna with bust of Senate, struck under Ti. Claudius Sosander and Ti. Claudius Hieronymus

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Obverse: Draped bust of the Senate to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Hexastyle temple. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 68–69

Mint

Smyrna, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 5.08 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2596

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins