Coin of Temnus with bust of Zeus Akraios

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–259


Mint: Asia: Aeolis, Temnus

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.02 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

47.89

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Zeus Akraios, right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Homer seated right, holding in outstretched left hand a scroll.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

About 1886: John F. Dixon Collection (received by him in change as a penny); January 9, 1947: gift of John F. Dixon to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of John F. Dixon