Tetradrachm of Aegeae with bust of Asklepios

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 217


Mint: Cilicia, Aegeae

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.36 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1999.28

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Asklepios to right.
At right, serpent-staff.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Within octostyle temple, Asklepios.
Inscription in Greek.
In exergue: Greek letters = year 263

Struck under Macrinus in A.D. 217.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; March 24, 1999: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour