Coin of Tralles with head of Vedius Pollio (?), struck under Menander

Roman Provincial
Early Imperial Period
about 29–15 B.C. (?)


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Tralles

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 5.49 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2993

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Pollio (?) to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour