Coin of Ephesus with bust of Domitian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 92–93


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1985.136

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Rivergod Marnas reclines left, left elbow on overturned vase, reed in right hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1985: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (Waddell List 13, February 1985, no. 62); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., April 24, 1985

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour