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Coin of Cibyra in alliance with Hierapolis with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: City-goddess of Cibyra shaking hands with Apollo Kitharoedos of Hierapolis. Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 261); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Cibyra and Hierapolis (Alliance), Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 36.08 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.242

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins