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Coin of Hierapolis with bust of Athena

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Obverse: Bust of Athena, wearing helmet and aegis, right. Reverse: Nemesis standing left, holds bridle in left hand and with right plucks at chiton. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.

Mint

Hierapolis, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.09 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1184

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins