Coin of Caesarea Germanica with bust of Pescennius Niger

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–194


Mint: Bithynia, Caesarea Germanica

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 8.58 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1987.194

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Pescennius Niger to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Asklepios stands, serpent-entwined staff in right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1987: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., March 25, 1987

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour