Coin of Attalea with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 147–161


Mint: Pamphylia, Attalea

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.84 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.623

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: In tetrastyle temple, statue of Athena with spear in left hand, Victory on right.
At left, owl; at right, shield.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

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