Coin of Heraclea Salbace with bust of Antoninus Pius, struck under Attalus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Asia: Caria, Heraclea Salbace

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 25.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1973.607

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles facing, club in right hand, bow and arrows in left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field.

Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 401); by 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., December 12, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour