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Coin of Thyatira with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Draped bust of Nero as Caesar to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Double-axe. Inscription in Greek in left and right fields. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: 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, about A.D. 55–60

Mint

Thyatira, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.35 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1285

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins