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

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to right. Winged caduceus in field left, crescent at right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus seated to left on throne holding sceptre in left hand and phiale over owl in right. Inscriptions in Greek in field left and right and around.

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. 62

Mint

Acmonea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.57 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.2924

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins