Coin of Magnesia-ad-Sipylum with bust of Senate, struck under Aur. Theodotus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Magnesia-ad-Sipylum

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 8.27 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1290

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Senate to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cybele stands within distyle shrine, tympanum in left hand, right lowered, flanked each side by lion.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour