Coin of Aphrodisias with bust of Senate

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
3rd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Caria, Aphrodisias

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 14.50 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

66.846

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Senate right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two prize crowns on table.
Beneath table, amphora between two palms.
Inscriptions in Greek around and on crowns and table.
Small hole with plug.

Provenance

By 1966: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Special Bulletin, no. 20); October 4, 1966: purchased from Hesperia Art for MFA by Mary B. Comstock; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, October 11, 1966

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock