Coin of Apamea with bust of Philip I, struck under M. Aurelius Menander
Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Apamea
Diameter: 39.5 mm. Weight: 28.86 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two river-gods reclining toward each other, Maeander and Marsyas.
Inscriptions in Greek.
(please note that the second and third Greek letters for Maiandros are incorrect)
1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia, Pa. (said to be from the art market in Turkey); November 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 375.- (this is the total price for 61.1121-61.1127)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour