Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 6.97 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.111

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mt. Argaeus.
On summit, standing figure holding sceptre in left hand, globe in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour