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Coin of Pergamum with bust of Livia, struck under Charinus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Livia as Hera to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Draped bust of Julia to right, as Aphrodite. Inscription in Greek.

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, Early Imperial Period, about 10–2 B.C.

Mint

Pergamum, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19x mm. Weight: 4.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.3022

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins