Coin of Rhodes with head of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Asia: Caria (Islands off), Rhodes

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.21 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

65.792

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: Radiate head of Helios right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour