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Coin of Stobi with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Radiate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. MAVR ANTONINO[ (first five letters are unclear) Reverse: Zeus seated to left, patera in right hand, scepter in left, eagle at feet. At right on throne, Nike. STOB EN SIVM Below throne: star and O

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 161–180

Mint

Stobi, Macedonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 13.04 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.3014

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins