Coin of Tarsus with bust of Commodus
Mint: Cilicia, Tarsus
Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 11.18 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dekastyle temple with eagle in pediment.
Inscriptions in Greek on architrave, around, and in exergue.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour