Coin of Augusta with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 162–163


Mint: Cilicia, Augusta

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 30.23 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1973.222

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right, drapery on left shoulder
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Within laurel wreath Nike to left holding wreath in right hand, palm in left.
Inscription in Greek within wreath.
Year 142.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1973: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Liste 333, April 1972, no. 44); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., May 9, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour