Coin of Palaeopolis with head of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 147–151


Mint: Pisidia, Palaeopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 9.73 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1251

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, thunderbolt in right hand, sceptre in left. At right, eagle with wings half open.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: said to be Rhousopoulos collection; by 1905: with Dr. Jacob Hirsch, Arcisstrasse 17, Munich, Germany (Hirsch auction 13, May 15 ff., lot 4282); 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