Drachm of Alexandria with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 144–145


Mint: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 25.21 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1998.534

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Draped, diademed bust of Zeus to right, above two fish. Scepter behind.
In field right, star.
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