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Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Vaballathus

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Obverse: Bust of Vaballathus right, laureate. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Homonoia standing left, right arm raised; in left hand double cornucopia; in field left and right, Greek letters (Year = 5). (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

Note: need to enter all of correct information; data for 34.1392 had been incorrectly entered here and has been deleted. This coin, 34.1292, may or may not be a part of the actual Perseus subset By date unknown: F. Monroe Endicott Collection; gift of F. Monroe Endicott to MFA, November 1, 1934

Credit Line

Gift of F. Monroe Endicott

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 270–271

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.3 mm. Weight: 6.5 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1292

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins