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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.


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.

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Smyrna, Asia Minor, Ionia


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

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