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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1983.56.202
Title
Coin of Mallos
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
249-260 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Mallos (Cilicia)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/177149
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
17.41 g
Die Axis
6
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: SACRA SINATUS
  • Reverse Inscription: MAL L OC O LONIA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
SNG Lev 1286; BMC 30
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1983
Object Number
1983.56.202
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Veiled female bust (the Roman Senate) r., border of dots.
Rev.: Tyche, veiled and turreted, seated l. on rock between two Roman vexilla, at her feet two river gods swimming in different directions, border of dots.

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