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Coin of Flaviopolis with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Veiled, turreted, draped bust of Tyche to right. Inscription in Greek. See media screen for Greek inscriptions. Remains of silver coating on the obverse.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 156–157

Mint

Flaviopolis, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 5.95 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1171

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins