Coin of Cibyra in alliance with Hierapolis with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Cibyra and Hierapolis (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 36.08 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.242

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: City-goddess of Cibyra shaking hands with Apollo Kitharoedos of Hierapolis.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 261); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour