Coin of Magydus with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Pamphylia, Magydus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.12 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.834

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Demeter, veiled, seated on throne to left, holds corn ears in right hand, torch in left; cista to left at feet.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 48); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour