Coin of Capitolias with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 167–168


Mint: Arabia, Capitolias

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 11.45 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1975.304

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Astarte stands left in hexastyle temple, scepter in left hand, head (?) on right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1975: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; March 25, 1975: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, April 9, 1975

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock