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Coin of Amorium with bust of Apollo, struck under Sertor. Antonius

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Obverse: Bust of Apollo to right, hair tied in knot on top of head. Lyre beneath his chin. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cult statue of Ephesian Artemis standing facing, with usual supports. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 5); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 144–161

Mint

Amorium, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.793

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins