Cistophorus with bust of Augustus
Early Imperial Period
Mint: Asia Minor: Mysia, Pergamon
Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 12.01 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust of Augustus, right; at right, lituus.
Reverse: Six ears of corn tied together.
By date unknown: Hall Park McCullough Collection; by 1967: with Stack's, 123 West 57th Street, New York (Stack's auction of Hall Park McCullough Collection, November 20-22,1967, lot 1057); by 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; October 9, 1968: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour