Coin of Caesarea with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 159


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 9.44 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.106

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mt. Argaeus, trees growing up on each side, conical top at summit.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour