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Coin of Magydus with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Demeter, veiled, seated on throne to left, holds corn ears in right hand, torch in left; cista to left at feet. In exergue: K Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 48); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Magydus, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.12 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.834

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins