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Coin of Palaeopolis with head of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus seated left, thunderbolt in right hand, sceptre in left. At right, eagle with wings half open. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: said to be Rhousopoulos collection; by 1905: with Dr. Jacob Hirsch, Arcisstrasse 17, Munich, Germany (Hirsch auction 13, May 15 ff., lot 4282); by 1964: 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, A.D. 147–151

Mint

Palaeopolis, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 9.73 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1251

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins