Cistophorus with bust of Augustus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
19–18 B.C.


Mint: Mysia, Pergamum

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 12.22 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.631

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Augustus to right.
IMPIXTRPOV
Reverse: Standard within round temple.
MART VLT[O]

On the obverse in the field at the right, traces of earlier coin?

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., Robert Street, Adelphi, London; August 28, 1950: acquired by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from A. H. Baldwin; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

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