Coin of Kingdom of Bosporus with bust of Gaius (Caligula), struck under Cotys I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 45/46–68/69


Mint: Bosporus (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 20.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1999.24

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caligula to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cotys I seated at right, extending wreath to Caligula at left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1976: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 24, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour