Coin of Sinope with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 159 (?)


Mint: Paphlagonia, Sinope, Easting: 0.000, Northing: 0.000

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 9.94 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2000.983

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
(M?)AYPANTON INOAV(GP?)
Reverse: Bull’s head on a human leg before a garlanded altar at the right.
CIFSANCC IIII

(year 204 of era starting 45 B.C. = A.D. 159)

Provenance

By October 2000: with Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. Münzhandlung, Bornwiesenweg 34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (auction 366, October 25, 2000, lot 545); purchased by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., 1102 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603 on behalf of MFA; purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group Inc., December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour