Coin of Miletus in alliance with Smyrna with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Miletus and Smyrna (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 39.5 mm. Weight: 29.40 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.384

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: At left, Apollo of Didyma facing front, with stag and bow; beside him, the two Nemeses of Smyrna, looking at each other, holding up their garments in their right hands. Pearl border.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour