Coin of Smyrna with head of Homer

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
2nd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.18 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

88.25

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Homer; profile to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: River god reclining to left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation