Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 139


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 5.97 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.100

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: Nude figure, holding globe in right hand, sceptre in left,
stands on summit of Mt. Argaeus. Star below.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour