Coin of Tarsus with bust of Antinous

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 130–138


Mint: Cilicia, Tarsus

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 22.34 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

1999.30

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antinous to left. In front, star.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Rivergod Kydnos reclining left, left elbow on overturned vase, branch in right hand.
Inscriptions in Greek in exergue and around.

Struck under Hadrian.

Provenance

By 1976: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 24, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour