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Didrachm of Amisus with bust of Sabina

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Obverse: Bust of Sabina, draped, right. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Artemis stands, head left, bow in lowered left hand, right hand raised. (Inscription in Greek)


By 1983: with Ariadne Galleries, Inc., 970 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021 (Ariadne Galleries, Inc., auction, 983 Madison Avenue, New York 10021, Dec. 9, 1983, lot 288); purchased at auction by MFA; accessioned by MFA January 18, 1984

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 135–136


Amisus, Pontus


Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 5.41 gm. Die Axis: 7

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The Ancient World


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