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Coin of Cydonia with bust of Domitian, struck under Neocydus Tharsa

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus seated left, two sheaves of wheat in right hand, sceptre in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 81–96

Mint

Cydonia, Crete

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 17.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.2161

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins