Coin of Mytilene with bust of Crispina, struck under M. Aurelius [Proteas?]

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 178–182


Mint: Asia: Aeolis (Islands off), Mytilene (Lesbos)

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 24.89 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1935

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Crispina to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor on horseback right, rivergod below.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., October 14, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour