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Coin of Apamea with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopia. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 138–161

Mint

Apamea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 9.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.553

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins