Coin of Mytilene in alliance with Pergamon and Ephesos with bust of Zeus Boulaios

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Asia Minor: Lesbos (with Mysia and Ionia), Mytilene (with Pergamon and Ephesos in alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 42.5 mm. Weight: 39.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1971.136

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Zeus Boulaios, laureate, left, chlamys on left shoulder.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Asklepios stands at left looking toward Tyche of Mytilene seated in center holding rudder and Dionysiac term. At right, Artemis standing
Inscriptions in Greek in field, in exergue and around.

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., The Adelphi, 1-11 John Adam Street, London W.C. 2, England; April 14, 1971: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour