Coin of Heraclea Pontica with bust of Quietus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 260–261


Mint: Bithynia, Heraclea Pontica

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 11.68 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1983.414

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Quietus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles to right, carrying Erymanthian boar on his shoulders.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1983: with Jeffrey Spier, 1750 Central Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois 60091; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, November 9, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour