Coin of Hadrianothera with bust of Philip I, struck under Aur. Socrates

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Hadrianothera

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 8.43 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.228

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos standing, holding kantharos in extended right hand, thyrsos in left. Panther seated below right arm.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 185); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour