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Denarius with head of Otho

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Obverse: Bare head of Otho to right. IMPOTHOCAESARAVGTRP (Inscription in Latin with broken letters for the Latin P.) Reverse: Otho, in military dress, cloak floating behind, on horseback right, spear in raised right hand. P ONT MA X

Provenance

By 1963: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., December 11, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 69

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2657

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins