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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)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Caesarea, Cappadocia


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

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The Ancient World


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