Coin of Amorium with bust of Apollo, struck under Sertor. Antonius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 144–161


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Amorium

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.793

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Apollo to right, hair tied in knot on top of head.
Lyre beneath his chin.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cult statue of Ephesian Artemis standing facing, with usual supports.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 5); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour