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Coin of Acmonea with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to right, winged caduceus in field left. Countermark at right, Asklepios standing. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus on throne to left, holding phiale in right hand, scrptre in left, owl below phiale. Inscriptions in Greek in field left, at right and...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6811); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 54–68

Mint

Acmonea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.298

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins