Coin of Kos with bust of Nikias

Roman Provincial
Late Republican or Early Imperial Period
about 30 B.C.


Mint: Asia: Caria (Islands off), Kos

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 20.33 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1986.346

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed bust of Nikias right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Laureate head of Asklepios right.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer, 1986, no. 90); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour