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Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Vespasian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nike advancing right, wreath in raised right hand, palm in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 7008); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 76–77


Caesarea, Cappadocia


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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