Coin of Savatra with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Lycaonia, Savatra

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 9.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.448

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nude figure (Dionysos?) standing left, holds two ears of corn in right hand,
long reed in left. Fish, to left, at feet.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour