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Coin of Tripolis with bust of the Senate

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Senate right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Helmeted Ares stands left, trophy in left hand, spear in right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 90); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 98–117

Mint

Tripolis, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.56 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1984.247

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins