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Coin of Alexandria with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed, bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Apollo of Miletus in center, bow in left hand, small stag in right, flanked on each side by a Nemesis. Inscription in Greek in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P. O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, January 12, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 147–148

Mint

Alexandria, Eygpt

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 22.57 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1983.19

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins