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Coin of Cnossus with bust of Augustus, struck under C. Petronius and M. Antonius

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Obverse: Bust of Augustus to right. In field right: N; below: CN at left: [C.I] Reverse: Labyrinth. Above: [C.] PETRONIO [S] Below: [M.ANTONIO] At right: II.VIR At left: [EX-DD]

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 4–14

Mint

Cnossus, Crete

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 8.16 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.434

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins