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Coin of Prymnessus with head of Nero, struck under Claudius Mithradates

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Obverse: Laureate head of Nero right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Dikaiosyne standing front, head left, holds scales in right hand, ears of corn (?) over left shoulder. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen in Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 63–68

Mint

Prymnessus, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.94 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1194

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins