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Coin of Nemausus with heads of Augustus and Agrippa

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Obverse: Heads of Augustus and Agrippa facing outwards. IMP DIVIF P P Reverse: Crocodile chained to palm. COL NEM

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; June 9,1965: collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 10–14

Mint

Nemausus, Gaul

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 12.83 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.636

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins