Coin of Maeonia with bust of Zeus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–169


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Maeonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 6.77 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.156

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted, draped bust of Zeus to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Roma Nicephorus enthroned to left on cuirass, with footstool; she holds a parazonium in her left hand and wears Athena’s helmet.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour