Coin of Stobi with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Macedonia, Stobi

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 13.04 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.3014

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
MAVR ANTONINO[ (first five letters are unclear)
Reverse: Zeus seated to left, patera in right hand, scepter in left, eagle at feet.
At right on throne, Nike.
STOB EN SIVM
Below throne: star and O

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour