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Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Aur. Priscianus

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[inscription] Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cybele seated left in biga drawn by lions. She holds a short staff in her right hand. Inscriptions in Greek around, in field, and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., December 12, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Cyzicus, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 27.80 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1973.604

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins