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Coin of Amisus with bust of Tiberius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Tiberius to left. At left, countermarks: standing Nike and capricorn. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Justice seated left, holding scales in right hand. Inscription in Greek.

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, A.D. 28–29

Mint

Amisus, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 16.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2904

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins