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Coin of Nicopolis with head of Augustus

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Obverse: Head of Augustus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nike standing, looking left, holds right arm outstretched. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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, Early Imperial Period, 27 B.C.–A.D. 14

Mint

Nicopolis, Epirus

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 4.40 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.372

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins