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Coin of Eumenea with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bustof Antoninus Pius, with aegis, to the right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nike moving to left, grasping a bull by the horn in her left hand and raising a knife in her right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 262); 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. 138–161

Mint

Eumenea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.10 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.243

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins