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Medallion of Cyzicus with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Herakles-Commodus standing facing, club in lowered right hand, lionskin around left arm. He looks at the Tyche of Cyzicus who is about to crown him with wreath in raised right hand. Inscription in Greek...

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By 1961: with Dr. Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston, Mass.; November 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Dr. Hugo Weissmann for $ 875- (this is the total price for 61.1130–61.1135)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 180–192


Cyzicus, Asia: Mysia


Diameter: 42 mm. Weight: 30.93 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Medallions