Coin of Smyrna with bust of Cybele, struck under Frontinus, Myrton, and Rhegeinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 84


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.52 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1365

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Turreted, draped bust of Cybele right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Amazon stands left, spear in right hand, double axe in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Struck under Frontinus, Procos., ca. A.D. 84.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 2174); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour