Coin of Nicaea with bust of Quietus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 260–261


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1984.241

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Quietus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: City walls.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 76); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour