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Coin of Tripolis with bust of Julia Mamaea

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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right, wearing stephane. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: River-god Maeander reclining left, holds reed in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inverted vase beneath left hand. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. Ancient silver wash preserved on the...

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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–235


Tripolis, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 13.21 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins