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Tessara (token) with erotic scene (symplegma)

Roman
Imperial Period
1st century A.D.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.30 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

RES.08.32s

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obverse: erotic scene (symplegma)
Reverse: XIIII in dotted circle and wreath.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren