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Coin of Caesarea Germanica with bust of Pescennius Niger

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Pescennius Niger to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Asklepios stands, serpent-entwined staff in right hand. Inscription in Greek. (See media screen for Greek inscriptions.)

Provenance

By 1987: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., March 25, 1987

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 193–194

Mint

Caesarea Germanica, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 8.58 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1987.194

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins