Coin of Saitta with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Fl. Herculanus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–180


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Saitta

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 27.31 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1272

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mên stands, head left, holding sceptre in left hand, pinecone in right. Crescent behind shoulders.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour