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Coin of Olbasa with head of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate head of Antonius Pius to right. IMPE ANTONINVS Reverse: Head of young Marcus Aurelius (or Augustus) to right. AVGVSTVS OLBASENORVM

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, no. 116); 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

Olbasa, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 9.14 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.221

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins