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Coin of Smyrna with busts of Domitian and Domitia, struck under Demostratos and Seios

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Obverse: At left, laureate bust of Domitian facing draped bust of Domitia at right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Herakles standing, head to left, holds kotyle in right hand, club and lion's skin on left arm. 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.; February 13, 1963: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 90

Mint

Smyrna, Asia Minor, Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.65 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.2599

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins