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Coin of Kingdom of Thrace with heads of Rhoemetalces I, Pythodoris, and Kotys IV

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Obverse: Jugate heads of Rhoemetalces I and his wife Pythodoris to right. At right, smaller head of Kotys IV. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Jugate heads of Augustus and Livia right. At right capricorn holding globe between forefeet. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Early Imperial Period, 11 B.C.–A.D. 12

Mint

Thrace (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 11.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2965

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins