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As with bust of Vitellius

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Obverse: Bust of Vitellius, laureate, right. AVITELLIVSGERMAIMPAVGPMTRP Reverse: Altar precinct with akroteria, closed doors. S C (left and right in field) PROVIDENT (below)

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1959: with Glendining & Co., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (Glendining & Co. auction of Richard Cyril Lockett Collection, part 8, May 26, 1959, lot 122); by 1961: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; February 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 18/-/-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 69

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 12.07 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

61.134

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins