Coin of Pessinus with head of Lucius Verus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–169


Mint: Galatia, Pessinus

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 10.89 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1435

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Lucius Verus left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hermes stands, purse in right hand, caduceus in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour