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Coin Depicting the Amazon Smyrna

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

1st-2nd century

Artist:

Greek, minted in Ionia

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the Amazon Smyrna, or perhaps the bust of Tyche.

On the back the prow of a ship is shown.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Coin Depicting the Amazon Smyrna

Origin

Ionia

Date

1 CE–199 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: C M V P N A Reverse: C M V P N A

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.62 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1209

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