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Cistophorus with head of Domitian

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Obverse: Head of Domitian, laureate, right. IMPCAESDOMITIANAVGPMCOSVIII (right to left) Reverse: Temple of Jupiter Capitolinus on podium of three steps; inside, Jupiter seated in the center, between Juno and Minerva. CA PIT; RESTIT (in exergue)


By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 17, December 2-4, 1957, lot 425); purchased by MFA at the Münzen und Medaillen auction for $ 1751.29 (this is the total price of 58.2-58.10); accessioned January 9, 1958

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 82


Ephesus (?), Asia: Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 014.


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.29 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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