Coin of Smyrna with bust of the Senate, struck under Pollianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–240


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 9.21 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.879

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Senate right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Within tetrastyle temple Tyche stands left holding rudder and cornucopiae. Phiale in pediment.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (said to be from the R. Cyril Lockett Collection); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III