Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Faustina II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 152–175


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 9.70 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.537

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina II to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Demeter (?), with long torch, riding to right in a biga.
Inscription in Greek above and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III