Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Aur. Priscianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 27.80 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1973.604

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cybele seated left in biga drawn by lions. She holds a short staff in her right hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around, in field, and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., December 12, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour