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Coin of Colonia Iulia Pia Paterna (Clypea?) with head of Tiberius, struck under P. Cornelius Dolabella and P. Gavius Casca

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Obverse: Head of Tiberius to left. TICAEDIVIAVG F.AVG.IMP.VIIICOSIIII Reverse: Mercury seated left on rock, caduceus in right hand. PERMISPDOLABELLAEPRO COSCP [(alien letters ?)] In field: C/I P Repaired, with alien piece (?), below head. Reverse doublestruck.

Provenance

By 1983: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, April 13, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 23

Mint

Colonia Iulia Pia Paterna (Clypea?), Africa

Dimensions

Diameter: 41.5 mm. Weight: 42.38 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1983.173

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins