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Coin of Nicaea with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Emperor, holding spear, on horseback to right. Inscription in Greek in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Nicaea, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 14.36 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.326

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins