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Dupondius with bust of Domitian

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Obverse: Radiate bust of Domitian to right, aegis on shoulder. IMPCAESDOMITIANAVGGERMCOSX Reverse: Annona seated right holding corn ears and facing a small figure. In the distance, ship. ANNONA AVG in ex.: SC


By date unknown: L. P. G. Messenger Collection; by 1951: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London (auction of the L. P. G. Messenger Collection, November 21, lot 131); probably by late 1951: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 84




Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.97 gm. Die Axis: 6

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