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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)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 147–151


Palaeopolis, Pisidia


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

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The Ancient World


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