Coin of Magydus with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Pamphylia, Magydus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 20.09 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.249

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus seated to right, with sceptre-staff and thunderbolt.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 268); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour