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Coin of Smyrna with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Theudianus

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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, left. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Alexander III, lying against shield, asleep under a plane tree. The two Nemeses stand behind him. (Inscription in Greek)

Provenance

By 1971: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; piurchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., January 12, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 147–161

Mint

Smyrna, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 26.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1972.14

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins