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Coin of Flaviopolis with bust of Domitian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian, right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Draped, laureate busts of Dioskouroi, confronted. Each with star on forehead. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) inscription for year 17 (12) = A.D. 90-91.

Inscription

See attached media

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, A.D. 89–90

Mint

Flaviopolis, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 8.15 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.409

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins