Coin of Aezani with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 180–192


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Aezani

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 12.28 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

61.1124

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Artemis huntress, in short chiton, bow in left hand, quiver over right shoulder, looking to right. Stag running right beside her.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia, Pa. (said to be from the art market in Turkey); November 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 375.- (this is the total price for 61.1121-61.1127)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour