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Coin of Pergamum with bust of Britannicus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Britannicus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Draped bust of Nero to right. Inscription in Greek. Ruler: Struck under Claudius

Provenance

By 1999: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 316, 444 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2432; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., December 15, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 50–54

Mint

Pergamum, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1999.593

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins