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Coin of Temnus with bust of Zeus Akraios

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Obverse: Bust of Zeus Akraios, right. Reverse: Homer seated right, holding in outstretched left hand a scroll. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions on obverse and reverse)

Provenance

About 1886: John F. Dixon Collection (received by him in change as a penny); January 9, 1947: gift of John F. Dixon to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of John F. Dixon

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–259

Mint

Temnus, Asia: Aeolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.02 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

47.89

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins