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Coin of Pautalia with bust of Lucius Verus, struck under Gargilius Antiquus

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Obverse: Bust of Lucius Verus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Human-headed serpent coiled right. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 161

Mint

Pautalia, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 19.20 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.2150

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins