Coin of Cydonia with head of Augustus or Tiberius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
27 B.C.–A.D. 14


Mint: Crete, Cydonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 5.30 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.435

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Augustus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hound standing to right, nursing infant, seated to left.
Inscriptions in Greek.

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