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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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Tralles, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

63.2993

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins