Coin of Hierapolis in alliance with Cyzicus with bust of Apollo

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia: Phrygia and Mysia, Hierapolis and Cyzicus (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 5.50 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

63.3038

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped bust of Apollo Lairbenos to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two right hands clasped.
Inscriptions in Greek around, above hands, and below hands.

Provenance

1910: purchased at Pambuk-Kalessi (Hierapolis) by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour