Coin of Tralles with bust of Antoninus Pius, struck under Poplius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 139–144


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Tralles

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 28.43 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1986.677

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos and Apollo right in car pulled by pantheress and goat. Dionysos holds thyrsos and Apollo plays lyre. Silenus rides on goat.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, part XII, February 21-23, 1961, lot 2918 [as ex Grantley Collection]); by date unknown; Jonathan H. Kagan Collection; gift of Jonathan H. Kagan to MFA, November 26, 1986

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan