Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Diadumenian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 217–218


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 17.89 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.919

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two Nikai confronted, holding shield. Plant below shield, with a Greek letter on either side.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 150); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour