Coin of Tripolis with bust of the Senate

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 98–117


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Tripolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.56 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1984.247

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Senate right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Helmeted Ares stands left, trophy in left hand, spear in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 90); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour