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Coin of Cibyra with busts of Domitian and Domitia, struck under Claudius Bias

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian at left facing draped bust of Domitia. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus seated left, scepter in left hand, right hand extended. Inscriptions in Greek in field and around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, October 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 93–96

Mint

Cibyra, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 7.20 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

66.821

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins