Coin of Maeonia with head of Hercules, struck under Ael. Neo

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 138–161


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Maeonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.48 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1192

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bearded head of Hercules to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Omphale, wearing lion’s skin and carrying club over shoulder, walks to right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour