Coin of Hierapolis with bust of Athena

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
2nd–early 3rd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Hierapolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.09 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1184

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Athena, wearing helmet and aegis, right.
Reverse: Nemesis standing left, holds bridle in left hand and with right plucks at chiton.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour