Coin of Nicaea with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 14.36 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.326

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor, holding spear, on horseback to right.
Inscription in Greek in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III