Coin of Aegium with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Achaea: Peloponnese, Aegium

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 16.70 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

62.449

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: At left, Tyche, standing, with cornucopia on left arm and rudder in lowered right hand. At right, Dionysos Sabazios standing, holding cornucopia on left arm.
Inscription in Greek.

(Note the scanned inscription is missing letters in the exergue on the reverse: ACgamma)

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour