Coin of Bithynium with bust of Antinous

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 130–138


Mint: Bithynia, Bithynium

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 45.88 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1972.16

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antinous, draped, to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Antinous as herdsman or Hermes stands, head to his left, holding pedum in left hand, right hand extended to reed. At his side, ox to left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1971: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., January 12, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour