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Coin of Koinon of Cyprus with bust of Vespasian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus standing front, holding patera in right hand, scepter in left. Eagle perched on left arm. Inscription in Greek. (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, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 75–76

Mint

Cyprus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 9.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.901

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins