Diobol of Alexandria with bust of Marcus Aurelius
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 8.41 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Lion walking to left.
LIS above (Year = 16).
Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse