Coin of Cibyra with bust of city-goddess

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Cibyra

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 9.46 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

63.1233

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Turreted, draped bust of Amazon (?) as City-Goddess Cibyra to right, quiver over shoulder. Wicker basket at right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Clasped hands.
Inscription in Greek.
Border of dots.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour