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Coin of Bithynium with bust of Antinous

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Obverse: Bust of Antinous, draped, left. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Antinous as herdsman or Hermes stands, head to his left, holding pedum in left hand, right hand extended to reed. At his side, ox to left. (Inscription in Greek)

Provenance

By 1971: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., January 12, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 130–138

Mint

Bithynium, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 45.88 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1972.16

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins