Coin of Olbasa with head of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Pisidia, Olbasa

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 9.14 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.221

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Antonius Pius to right.
IMPE ANTONINVS
Reverse: Head of young Marcus Aurelius (or Augustus) to right.
AVGVSTVS OLBASENORVM

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, no. 116); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour