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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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 84

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1998.537

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins