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Tetradrachm of Tyre with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right; eagle to right, below. Club in field at right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Laureate bust of Herakles-Melkart to right, lion's skin knotted around his neck. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 98–117


Tyre, Syria


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 15.01 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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