Coin of Germanicia Caesarea with head of Lucius Verus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–169


Mint: Commagene, Germanicia Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 9.77 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.525

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Lucius Verus left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche seated on rock left holding ears of corn in right hand, left hand on rock. Below, rivergod swimming.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour