Coin of Nicaea with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.66 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.227

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Bull standing right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 182); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour