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Coin of Aezani with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Artemis huntress, in short chiton, bow in left hand, quiver over right shoulder, looking to right. Stag running right beside her. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia, Pa. (said to be from the art market in Turkey); November 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 375.- (this is the total price for 61.1121-61.1127)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 180–192

Mint

Aezani, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 12.28 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

61.1124

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins