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Coin of Attalea with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: In tetrastyle temple, statue of Athena with spear in left hand, Victory on right. At left, owl; at right, shield. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 147–161

Mint

Attalea, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.84 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.623

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins