Coin of Mallus with bust of Senate

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–260


Mint: Cilicia, Mallus

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 21.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.577

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Veiled female bust (Roman Senate) right.
SACRA SINATUS
Reverse: Tyche seated left between two Roman vexilla.
Two rivergods swim at her feet.
MAL LOC O LONIA on vexilla: S C

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 1, 1968: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock