Drachm of Alexandria with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 144–145


Mint: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 25.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.533

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius right.
Inscription in Greek
Reverse: Draped bust of Helios above lion prancing right.
Star at right.
Below: L H

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III