Coin of Prymnessus with bust of Midas

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
3rd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Prymnessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.24 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.354

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Midas right, wearing Phrygian cap.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dikaiosyne stands left, scales in right hand, two ears of wheat in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer, 1986, no. 100); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour