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Coin of Sillyum with bust of Lucilla

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Obverse: Draped bust of Lucilla to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Dionysos standing, head left, holds thyrsos in left hand, kantharos in right. At left, panther looking back. Inscription in Greek.

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. 161–169

Mint

Sillyum, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.67 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1161

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins