Coin of Apollonia with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Illyria, Apollonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 27.15 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.371

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Artemis, in short chiton, with bow over shoulder, spear in left hand,
torch (?) in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (said to be from the Zeno-St. Florien Collection); May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour