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Coin of Thyatira with bust of Elagabalus, struck under Ti. Claudius Stratonicianus

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Obverse: Bust of Elagabalus, laureate, cuirassed, right, cloak around shoulders, gorgoneion on breast-plate. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Emperor in military costume, stands to right, giving his hand to Apollo Tyrimnaios, nude, standing to left, cloak falling from shoulders, holding...

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By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction 28, June 19-20, lot 426): purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 23, 1964

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 218–222


Thyatira, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 46.5 mm. Weight: 46.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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