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Coin of Nicaea with bust of Domitian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Demeter, veiled, standing towards left, holds sceptre in raised left hand, corn ears in lowered right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Nicaea, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 11.94 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1089

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins