Coin of Kingdom of Thrace with heads of Rhoemetalces I, Pythodoris, and Kotys IV

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

Mint: Thrace (Kingdom)


Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 11.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Jugate heads of Rhoemetalces I and his wife Pythodoris to right.
At right, smaller head of Kotys IV.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Jugate heads of Augustus and Livia right.
At right capricorn holding globe between forefeet.
Inscription in Greek.


By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour