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Coin of Nicaea with bust of Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Bull standing right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 182); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Nicaea, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.66 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.227

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins