Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Lucius Verus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 163–164


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 7.25 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2610

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Lucius Verus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: River-god Pyramos reclines left holding reed in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below river-god = year 182.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour