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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1983.56.46
People
Antoninus Pius, Roman (r. 138 - 161 CE)
Title
Coin of Halicarnassus under Antoninus Pius
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
138-161
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Halikarnassos (Caria)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/195646
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
11.84 g
Die Axis
6
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
BMC 85
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1983
Object Number
1983.56.46
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Antoninus Pius, r., laureate.
Rev.: Zeus of the Oak Trees standing facing front, wearing full-length garments; on each side, an oak tree, on top of each of which sits a bird facing toward Zeus.

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