Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 139


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.43 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.499

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mt. Argaeus. On summit stands nude figure holding sceptre in left hand, globe in right. Below: star.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour