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Coin of Tripolis with bust of Asklepios

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Obverse: Bust of Asklepios right. At right, serpent staff. Reverse: Winged Nemesis standing to left, holds bridle in left hand, right plucks chiton at neck. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 211–268

Mint

Tripolis, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.34 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1199

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins