Reverse: Nude Hercules, with club and spear, standing within a tetrastyle ...

Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Erythrae
Material: Bronze
Denomination: Medallion
Issuing Authority: Marcus Aurelius
Actual Weight: 20.28 g.
Die Axis: 12
Date: exact 138 AD - exact 161 AD
Dimensions: 36.5 mm.
Region: Ionia
Period: Antonine

Obverse Type: Within a dotted circle is the facade of a tetrastyle temple, within which stands a nude figure of Herakles, profile to the right. He holds a club in his right hand and a short spear in his left.

Donor: Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoƫ Wilbour

Commentary: Imperial bronze medallion

Sources Used: BMC Ionia, no. 259