Coin of Eumenea with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Eumenea

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.10 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.243

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius, with aegis, to the right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nike moving to left, grasping a bull by the horn in her left hand and raising a knife in her right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 262); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour