Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Lucius Verus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–169


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Cyzicus

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.538

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Lucius Verus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles standing right, with club, bow and lion’s skin.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

Dates unknown: Lord Grantley Collection and R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III