Coin of Apamea with bust of Boule

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
3rd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Apamea

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 5.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2928

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Veiled, draped bust of Boule to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle, standing front, feet apart, wings spread and head turned to right.
Inscription in Greek.

Quasi-Autonomous

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour