Coin of Sebaste with bust of Commodus
Mint: Samaria (Syria Palestina), Sebaste
Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 9.90 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
Reverse: Demeter / Io-Isis, with ears of grain in left hand and long torch in right.
Greek inscription on reverse.
By 2000: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 316, 444 North Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877 (said to be acquired "in the trade"); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., March 21, 2001
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour