Coin of Ephesus with bust of Antoninus Pius, struck under Paetus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 19.69 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1984.243

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Ephesian Artemis flanked by stag left and right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field.

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 84); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour