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Coin of Caesarea with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Mt. Argaeus, trees growing up on each side, conical top at summit. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 159

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 9.44 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.106

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins