Coin of Koinon of Bithynia with bust of Domitian, struck under M. Maecius Rufus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 69–79


Mint: Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 5.83 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.513

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Round shield with spear across and behind it.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 277); by 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour