Coin of Maeonia with bust of Trajan II Decius, struck under Aur. Apphianus
Mint: Asia: Lydia, Maeonia
Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 20.05 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos, seated to left, in car drawn by two panthers, to left. He holds kantharos in right hand, thyrsos in left. Bacchante behind panthers hold vine tree and turns toward Dionysos.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 55.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour