Denarius of Kingdom of Numidia with bust of Juba I
Late Hellenistic Period
about 60–46 B.C.
Mint: Numidia (Kingdom), Utica
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0511.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.89 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust of Juba, bearded, with hair elaborately arranged in formal curls, and with sceptre at his shoulder.
Neo-Punic letters for Yub ‘ai hammamleket (Juba rex.)
Benson Collection.;Cat. Sotheby, Benson, 1909, no. 808.
by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)