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Coin of Coracesium with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche standing to left with rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek. Please note that the reverse inscription was incorrectly read in 1963 and is not correct on the...

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Inscription

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Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 164b); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 161–180

Mint

Coracesium, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 4.09 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.934

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins