Coin of Nikaia with head of Dionysos, struck under C. Papirius Carbo

Greek
Hellenistic Period
60 B.C.


Mint: Bithynia, Nikaia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 7.19 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1316

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Dionysos right.
Inscriptions in Greek in left field, upwards, and in exergue; monogram at right.
Reverse: Roma seated on shields left with Nike in right hand, spear in left.
Inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields, downwards, and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 531); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour