Tetradrachm of Emisa (?) with bust of Uranius Antoninus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 253–254


Mint: Syria, Emisa (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 8.27 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1971.387

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Uranius Antoninus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Moneta stands to left, cornucopia in left hand, scales in right.
Inscription in Greek.
In field: S C

Provenance

By 1971: with Bank Leu & Co. A.G., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; November 10, 1971: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. A.G.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour