Coin of Pergamum with head of Antoninus Pius, struck under Quartus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 144–158


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 27.59 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.1048

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Antoninus Pius right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Asklepios with serpent staff lowered in right hand, standing to left. Athena to right crowns him with wreath in her raised right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the Lockett Collection, part XII, February 21-23, 1961, lot 2873); purchased at the Lockett auction by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert St., Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; October 11, 1961: 61.1039–61.1067 purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd. for a total price of £ 1099/-/-.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour