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Coin

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
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."

Bibliography:

[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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