Coin of Tripolis with bust of Julia Mamaea
Mint: Asia: Lydia, Tripolis
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 13.21 gm. Die Axis: 5
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Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right, wearing stephane.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: River-god Maeander reclining left, holds reed in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inverted vase beneath left hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
Ancient silver wash preserved on the surface of the coin.
By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour