Reverse: Mt. Gerizon at Samaria/Neapolis

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Neapolis
Material: Bronze
Denomination: Medallion
Issuing Authority: Antoninus Pius
Actual Weight: 21.26 g.
Die Axis: 12
Date: exact 138 AD - exact 161 AD
Dimensions: 33.5 mm.
Region: Samaria
Period: Antonine

Obverse Type: Within a dotted circle a bird's eye view of Mt. Gerizim, on which stands a temple with an altar behind. Below, in front, is a long colonnade. A stairway leads up from an entrance, flanked by shrines. Another curving roadway appears at right.

Donor: Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Zoƫ Wilbour

Commentary: Imperial bronze medallion

Sources Used: BMC Palestine, no. 22, variable inscription