Coin of Smyrna with bust of Senate, struck under T[...]

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 242–244

Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna


Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 6.95 gm. Die Axis: 6

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Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Youthful bust of Senate right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Homonia wearing modius stands with head to left holding patera in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at left.


By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour