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Coin of Amorium with bust of Vespasian, struck under L. Antonius Longinus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Eagle sitting to left on an animal's leg. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) Magistrate is Lucius Antonius Longinus.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 260); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 69–79

Mint

Amorium, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.17 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.241

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins