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Coin of Smyrna with head of Cybele

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Obverse: Head of Cybele with turreted crown, profile to right. Reverse: Female standing, veiled, wearing polos, leaning on column Nike in left hand. Right field [inscription]

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Greek, Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.

Mint

Smyrna, Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.15 gm.

Accession Number

88.16

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins