Coin of Miletus with busts of Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, struck under Aelius Themistocles

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–169


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Miletus

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 24.93 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1984.244

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius at left facing laureate bust of
Lucius Verus at right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Within temple facade of four columns, Apollo (?) standing.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 85); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour