Cistophorus with cista mystica, struck under C. Flavius Fimbria

Roman Provincial
Republican Period
85 B.C.


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 11.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1987.301

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Within wreath, cista mystica from which snake emerges to left.
Reverse: At left, staff with crescent, at right, caduceus.
FIMBRIA IMPERAT

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; June 24, 1987: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour