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Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nude figure, holding globe in right hand, sceptre in left, stands on summit of Mt. Argaeus. Star below. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 139

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 5.97 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.100

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins