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Coin of Apollonia with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Artemis, in short chiton, with bow over shoulder, spear in left hand, torch (?) in right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (said to be from the Zeno-St. Florien Collection); May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 161–180

Mint

Apollonia, Illyria

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 27.15 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.371

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins