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Tetradrachm of Emisa (?) with bust of Uranius Antoninus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Uranius Antoninus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Moneta stands to left, cornucopia in left hand, scales in right. Inscription in Greek. In field: S C (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1971: with Bank Leu & Co. A.G., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; November 10, 1971: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. A.G.

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 253–254


Emisa (?), Syria


Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 8.27 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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