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Coin of Hadrianothera with bust of Philip I, struck under Aur. Socrates

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Dionysos standing, holding kantharos in extended right hand, thyrsos in left. Panther seated below right arm. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 185); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–249

Mint

Hadrianothera, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 8.43 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.228

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins