Coin of Antioch-ad-Maeandrum with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 160


Mint: Asia: Caria, Antioch-ad-Maeandrum

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 24.85 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

61.194

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus enthroned to right extending Nike to Tyche standing at right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the Lockett Collection, February 21-23, 1961, lot 2900); purchased at the Lockett auction on behalf of MFA by A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London W.C. 2; April 12, 1961: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd. for £ 1,056/13/0 (this is the total cost for 61.187-61.194 including commission).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour