A copper coin issued by the city of Thessalonica in Macedonia in about 25 BC
Under Roman Imperial rule, time of Augustus
Reference: BMC Macedon p.114 no. 55
Die axis: 03

Obverse Description

Bust personifying the city veiled and turreted facing right around in Greek {THESSAL ONIKE}

Reverse Description

Within a laurel wreath the legend in Greek: {thec / cello / nike / on}

Edge Description



After Perseus lost the Battle of Pydna on 22 June 168 BC Macedonia came under Roman rule.

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