Tetradrachm of Emisa (?) with bust of Uranius Antoninus

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


Mint: Syria, Emisa (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 8.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1973.292

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: Camel to right.
In field above camel: SC
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By 1973: with Bank Leu A.G., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu A.G., June 13, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour