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

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Obverse: Laureate head of Domitian to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus seated left, holding two sheaves of wheat and scepter. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Cydonia, Crete

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 18.01 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

66.928

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins