Coin of Apollonia Salbace with bust of Lucius Verus, struck under Callippus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–169


Mint: Asia: Caria, Apollonia Salbace

Dimensions

Diameter: 42.5 mm. Weight: 27.13 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1401

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tetrastyle temple with arcuated pediment.
Between the columns, Artemis, Zeus (Carian), and Athena (?).
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Overstruck.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III