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Tessera of Ephesus with kneeling stag

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Obverse: Stag kneels left, head to right. Inscription in Greek, above and below. R/. Bee. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; May 12, 1965: purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 1st century A.D.

Mint

Ephesus, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 6.21 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.520

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates