Coin of Apamea with bust of Dionysus Kelaineos, struck under Stratonicianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 180–182


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Apamea

Dimensions

Diameter: 39 mm. Weight: 18.75 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1972.991

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed and draped bust right of Dionysos Kelaineos.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Biga of lions, to right. On biga, cista mystica, torch, and thyrsos.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 453); by 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., December 13, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour