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Coin of Smyrna with head of Homer

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Obverse: Head of Homer; profile to right. [inscription] Reverse: River god reclining. [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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.

Mint

Smyrna, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.18 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

88.25

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins