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Drachm of Alexandria with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius right. Inscription in Greek Reverse: Draped bust of Helios above lion prancing right. Star at right. Below: L H

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 144–145

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 25.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.533

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins