Coin of Coracesium with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Cilicia, Coracesium

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 4.09 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.934

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: Tyche standing to left with rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Please note that the reverse inscription was incorrectly read in 1963 and is not correct on the media screen here since it was thought to be a legend for a coin of Selinus in 1963.
The closest reading is: KOPA[KH] CIWTWN

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 164b); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour