Coin of Antioch-ad-Maeandrum with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 166–180


Mint: Asia: Caria, Antioch-ad-Maeandrum

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 17.46 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.313

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Rivergod Maeander seated left, holding reed in right hand and cornucopia in left. Left arm rests on overturned amphora.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.

Provenance

By 1966: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. AG, June 1, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour