Coin of Alexandria with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 147–148


Mint: Eygpt, Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 22.57 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1983.19

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed, bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Apollo of Miletus in center, bow in left hand, small stag in right, flanked on each side by a Nemesis.
Inscription in Greek in exergue.

Provenance

By 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P. O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, January 12, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour