Coin of Aphrodisias with bust of Augustus, struck under Sozon

Roman Provincial
Early Imperial Period
27 B.C.–A.D. 14


Mint: Asia: Caria, Aphrodisias

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.5 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.231

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Augustus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Filleted double-axe.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 250); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour