Coin of Tripolis with bust of Senate

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
3rd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Tripolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 14.85 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1288

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of the Senate to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Rivergod Maeander seated left, reed in right hand, cornucopia in left. Overturned vase beside him.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, no. 3305); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour