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Coin of Patras with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Radiate bust of Nero right. NEROCAESARAVGERM Reverse: Genius of Patrae, standing looking to left, holds patera in right hand over altar, cornucopia on left arm. In field at right, lituus (?). GENCOL NERPAT


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)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 54–68


Patras, Achaea: Peloponnese


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 8.84 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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