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Didrachm of Caesarea with head of Nero

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Obverse: Laureate head of Nero to right. NEROCLAVD.DIVICLAVD.F.CAESARAVG.GERMANI Reverse: Draped bust of Agrippina right. AGRIPPINAAVGVSTA. MATERAVGVSTI

Provenance

By 1965: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, February 10, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 58–59

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 7.44 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.57

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins