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Coin of Aegeae with busts of Domitian and Domitia

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian at left facing draped bust of Domitia. (Greek inscription is illegible). Reverse: Within wreath, flowering branch (?) and apluster. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for reverse inscription)

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer, 1986, no. 102); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 88–89

Mint

Aegeae, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.82 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1986.355

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins