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Coin of Savatra with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Nude figure (Dionysos?) standing left, holds two ears of corn in right hand, long reed in left. Fish, to left, at feet. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 138–161

Mint

Savatra, Lycaonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 9.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.448

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins