Coin of Gadara with bust of Lucius Verus
Mint: Arabia: Decapolis, Gadara
Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 11.43 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Lucius Verus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tetrastyle temple within which seated figure of Zeus left. He holds sceptre in left hand.
Inscriptions in Greek at left, in pediment, at right, and in exergue.
By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 28, no. 24); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour