Coin of Peltae with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Peltae

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 24.76 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1984.429

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: Athena stands, facing, head left, shield over left arm, spear in raised left hand, olive branch in lowered right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (Special List, June 15, 1984, no. 22); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 12, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour