Coin of Topirus with bust of Antoninus Pius, struck under Fab. Agrippinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Thrace, Topirus

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.429

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius right.
Countermarked with a monogram.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles, nude, seated left on rock, holding club downwards in right hand.
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