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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1986.654
People
Antoninus Pius, Roman (r. 138 - 161 CE)
Title
Coin of Julia Gordos under Antoninus Pius
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
138-161
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Julia Gordos (Lydia)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Roman Provincial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
9.04 g
Die Axis
6
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: THE A RWMH
  • Reverse Inscription: IOYLIEWN GORDHNWN
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
SNG von Aul. 2979; BMC p. 90 nos. 2-3; Imhoof-Blumer p. 86 no. 3,
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Marian H. Phinney Fund
Accession Year
1986
Object Number
1986.654
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust of goddess Roma r., in crested Attic helmet richly ornamented.
Rev.: River-god (Phrygios or Hyllos?) recumbent l., himation over lower limbs, holding in r. hand a reed and cornucopiae in l.; behind him sits a tipping hydria, from which water flows.

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