Coin of Smyrna with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Theudianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 147–161


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 26.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1972.14

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Alexander III, lying against shield, asleep under a plane tree.
The two Nemeses stand behind him.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1971: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; piurchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., January 12, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour