Coin of Pergamum with bust of Senate

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 40–60 (?)


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.83 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2977

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Senate to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Draped and turreted bust of Roma right. Symbol? in front.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour