Coin of Smyrna with bust of Senate, struck under Aph. Epictetus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 6.12 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.1106

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Youthful bust of Senate to right, laureate and draped.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two Nemeses standing facing each other, one holds a bridle,
the other, a cubit rule.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour