Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.98 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.109

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Mt. Argaeus. On summit, nude figure with globe and sceptre.
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