Coin of Cyme with head of Cyme

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. (?)


Mint: Asia: Aeolis, Cyme

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 4.18 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.544

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted head of Cyme right, hair rolled.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Bridled horse right, left foreleg raised.
Inscriptions in Greek around and above horse’s back
.
Quasi-Autonomous, time of Nero (?).

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour