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Coin of Tripolis with bust of Senate

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Obverse: Draped bust of the Senate to left. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Rivergod Maeander seated left, reed in right hand, cornucopia in left. Overturned vase beside him. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, no. 3305); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 3rd century A.D.

Mint

Tripolis, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 14.85 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1288

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins