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Coin of Acmonea with bust of Nero, struck under L. Servenius Capito and Iulia Severa

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O/. Draped, cuirassed bust right. [inscription]. R/. Zeus, seated on throne to left, holds sceptre in left hand, patera in right above owl. Crescent in field left. [inscription]. In field right: [inscription]. [Die axis: 12 o'clock].

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 55

Mint

Acmonea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.12 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2923

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins