Coin of Olba with head of Augustus, struck under Ajax

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 10–11


Mint: Cilicia, Olba

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 11.40 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

63.929

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Augustus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Thunderbolt.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field above and below.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 162); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour