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Coin of Cydonia with head of Augustus or Tiberius

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Obverse: Laureate head of Augustus right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Hound standing to right, nursing infant, seated to left. Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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, 27 B.C.–A.D. 14

Mint

Cydonia, Crete

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 5.30 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.435

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins