Coin of Docimeum with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Docimeum

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 18.17 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1179

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cybele, turreted, holding tympanum and sceptre, rides on lion right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Silver on obverse.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour