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Coin of Synaus with bust of Senate

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Obverse: Draped bust of Senate right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Asklepios standing front, holds serpent-staff in left hand. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd–3rd century A.D.

Mint

Synaus, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.10 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1196

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins