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Coin of Apamea with bust of Philip I, struck under M. Aurelius Menander

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Two river-gods reclining toward each other, Maeander and Marsyas. Inscriptions in Greek above and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) (please note that the second and third...

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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. 244–249

Mint

Apamea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 39.5 mm. Weight: 28.86 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

61.1125

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins