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Coin of Thyatira with bust of Commodus, struck under Moschianus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Hephaistos sits at left, hammer in right hand working on helmet supported by column. He faces right toward standing Athena. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 439); by 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., March 13, 1974

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 188–192

Mint

Thyatira, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 43.5 mm. Weight: 45.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1974.141

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins