Coin of Corinth with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Achaea: Peloponnese, Corinth

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 13.32 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.561

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
ANTONINVS AVGPIVS
Reverse: Melikertes lying on dolphin. Tree behind.
COL LAVS I VL In ex.: COR

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

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