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Coin of Tralles with head of Vedius Pollio (?), struck under Menander

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Obverse: Head of Pollio (?) to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right. Inscription in Greek.


By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Early Imperial Period, about 29–15 B.C. (?)


Tralles, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 5.49 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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