Coin of Amorium with bust of Vespasian, struck under L. Antonius Longinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 69–79


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Amorium

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.17 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.241

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle sitting to left on an animal’s leg.
Inscription in Greek.

Magistrate is Lucius Antonius Longinus.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 260); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour