From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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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
Creator Antoninus Pius
Locus C.N., N.E. of 260
Period Imperial Roman Period
Date Made 138-161 CE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze
Iconography Antoninus Pius | Dionysos | Cup | Thyrsos | Panther

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..."

Outside Diameter 2.3 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number 30-9-189 - Field No SF

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