Coin of Prymnessus with bust of Senate

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Prymnessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.63 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.396

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Senate, left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cybele with long chiton and veil standing facing, lion at right and left (?).
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour