Coin of Mytilene with bust of Zeus Ammon, struck under Bal. Aristomachus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Asia: Aeolis (Islands off), Mytilene (Lesbos)

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 18.75 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.867

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Zeus Ammon right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche enthroned left, phiale in right hand, Dionysiac term in left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III