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Drachm of Alexandria with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Draped bust of Kronos left, sickle behind, above youth swimming left with a vase in both hands. In field above, star. 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: 34.5 mm. Weight: 22.24 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.536

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins