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Coin of Thyatira with bust of Senate

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Obverse: Draped bust of Senate right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyrimnos riding right, cloak around shoulders, double-axe over left shoulder. Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., January 21, 1987

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 100–150

Mint

Thyatira, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 5.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1987.34

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins