Coin of Magydus with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Pamphylia, Magydus

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.95 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.1241

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius right.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Athena, wearing long chiton and helmet, stands looking left, holding spear in left hand, Nike in right. Shield leaning beside spear, serpent is at her feet.
Inscriptions in Greek in field at left and around.

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.