Coin of Phocaea with bust of Commodus, struck under Aulus
Mint: Asia: Ionia, Phocaea
Diameter: 41.5 mm. Weight: 37.66 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Prow of ship to right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and above prow.
By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 388); by 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., December 13, 1972
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour