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Drachm of Caesarea with head of Tiberius

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Obverse: Head of Tiberius, laureate, to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nude radiate figure on summit of Mt. Argaeus. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: George W. Hammond Collection; gift of George W. Hammond to MFA, May 19, 1897

Credit Line

Gift of George W. Hammond

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 17–32

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.54 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

97.209

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins