Coin of Hierapolis with bust of Serapis

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
2nd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Hierapolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.802

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Serapis, wearing a modius, to right.
Reverse: Isis standing front, head left, holds a situla in her left hand, a sistrum in her right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 15); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour