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Coin of Heraclea Pontica with bust of Quietus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Quietus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Herakles to right, carrying Erymanthian boar on his shoulders. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1983: with Jeffrey Spier, 1750 Central Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois 60091; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, November 9, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 260–261

Mint

Heraclea Pontica, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 11.68 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1983.414

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins