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Coin of Patras with bust of Domitian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian to right. IMPCAESDOMAVG GERMPMTRPYCP (Note that the A and V in AVG are combined and the letters PM are unclear) Reverse: Founder plowing left, vexillum in left hand. Above: COLAA, below: [P]ATRE[NS]

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 85–86

Mint

Patras, Achaea: Peloponnese

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.28 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2996

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins