Coin of Smyrna with seated figure of Homer

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–202


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.69 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1364

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Homer seated right, scroll in left hand.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Oak wreath, within which an inscription in Greek

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 2189); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour