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Object Number:31-50-358
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Imperial Roman
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN N. W. of 260
Manufacture Location: Nysa-Scythopolis
Maker: Antoninus Pius
Locus: C.N., N.E. of 260
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Date Made: 138-161 AD
Early Date: 138
Late Date: 161
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Antoninus Pius
Dionysos
Cup
Thyrsos
Panther
Outside Diameter:2.3 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number:30-9-189 - Field No SF

Description

Fitzgerald: "Antoninus Pius, 138-61 AD (Nysa-Scythopolis), d. 23 mm AVTOK... NT...CEB EVC. Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev.: CVP IIA... Dionysos standing to left holding cup in outstretched right, resting left upon a thyrsus. Traces of the usual panther at his feet may be distinguished faintly."

Newell: Greek and Greco-Roman

"Samaria, Nysa-Scythopolis, Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD

Obverse: Laureate head of Antonius Pius to r. AVTTOK..NT... CEB EVC

Reverse: Dionysos stg. to l. holding cup in outstretched r., resting l. upon a thyrsos. Traces of the usual panther at his feet may be distinguished faintly. .... CVP AA..."

Bibliography:

[Article] Witschonke, Richard, and Newell, Edward T. 2008. "Coins from the Excavations at Beisan (Nysa-Scythopolis, Tel Beth Shean): 1929-1935". American Journal of Numismatics. Vol. AJN Second Series 20. pg. 1-52 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 4/Plate 1, no. 5View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. 1939. A Sixth Century Monastery at Beth-Shan.. The University Museum. Vol. IV. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 12, B. Bronze Coins, 15View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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