Coin of Aegeae with head of Dionysus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 39–40


Mint: Cilicia, Aegeae

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 13.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.818

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Dionysos right, thyrsos over left sholder.
Reverse: Filleted, draped bust of Poseidon right, trident in front.
Inscriptions in Greek above at right, below, and at left.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, October 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour