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Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Domitian

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Obverse: Bust of Domitian, laureate, right. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Emperor holding laurel branch in right hand, scepter in left, stands in quadriga to right. Trophy and captive decorate side of chariot; wreath on front. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1, England (auction of the Arthur M. Woodward Collection, September 27, lot 372); 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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.68 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.77

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins