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Coin of Magydus with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus seated to right, with sceptre-staff and thunderbolt. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 268); 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

Magydus, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 20.09 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.249

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins