Coin of Aphrodisias with bust of Senate
3rd century A.D.
Mint: Asia: Caria, Aphrodisias
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 14.50 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Senate right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two prize crowns on table.
Beneath table, amphora between two palms.
Inscriptions in Greek around and on crowns and table.
Small hole with plug.
By 1966: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Special Bulletin, no. 20); October 4, 1966: purchased from Hesperia Art for MFA by Mary B. Comstock; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, October 11, 1966
Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock