Coin of Tripolis with bust of Asklepios

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–268


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Tripolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.34 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1199

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Asklepios right. At right, serpent staff.
Reverse: Winged Nemesis standing to left, holds bridle in left hand, right plucks chiton at neck.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour