Coin of Nysa with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Nysa

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 15.73 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1270

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mên stands left, crescent behind shoulders, holding phiale in right hand, spear in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour