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Coin of Cyzicus with head of Augustus

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Obverse: Head of Augustus to right. Reverse: Within corn wreath, flaming torch. Inscription in Greek within wreath. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 27 B.C.–A.D. 14

Mint

Cyzicus, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.68 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.514

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins