Coin of Prusias-ad-Hypium with bust of Lucius Verus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–169


Mint: Bithynia, Prusias-ad-Hypium

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 11.87 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.379

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Head of Herakles right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour