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Hemidrachm of Caesarea with bust of Vespasian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nike advancing right holds palm in left hand, wreath in right.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., December 11, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 69–79

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.66 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2649

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins