Coin of Kingdom of Thrace with head of Rhoemetalces I and small bust of Kotys IV

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
11 B.C.–A.D. 12


Mint: Thrace (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 5.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.959

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted head of Rhoemetalces I right.
At right, small bust of Kotys IV.
Inscriptions in Greek around and on neck of Rhoemetalces I.
Reverse: Laureate head of Augustus to right. At right, capricorn with globe between forepaws.
Inscription in Greek.

Struck under Rhoemetalces I, 11 B.C. - A.D. 12.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour