Coin of Magydus with bust of Commodus
Mint: Pamphylia, Magydus
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.54 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: River-god reclines left holding reed in right hand, cornucopia in left. Left arm rests on urn from which water flows.
Inscriptions in Greek below and around.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour