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Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Nerva

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Nerva to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Two clasped hands holding standard placed on prow. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1961: Hans von Aulock Collection; November 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock for $ 250.00 (this is the total price for 61.1118-1120)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 96–98

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.39 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

61.1120

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins