Coin of Saitta with bust of Hercules

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–268


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Saitta

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1196

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of young Hercules to right, club behind shoulder.
Reverse: Isis standing, head left, holds sistrum in right hand, situla in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour