Coin of Cyrenaica with head of Drusus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 23


Mint: Cyrenaica

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 14.58 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.452

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Drusus right. In front simpulum; behind lituus.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Bare heads, face to face, of Tiberius on left and Germanicus.
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