Coin of Ephesus with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 22.97 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.1104

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: Octastyle temple, within which cult statue of Ephesian Artemis.
Phiale in pediment.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour