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Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Domitian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Nike running right, holds wreath in right hand, palm branch in left. Inscription in Greek in fields. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962, lot 374); purchased at the Woodward auction on behalf of MFA by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 93–94


Caesarea, Cappadocia


Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.05 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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