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Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Bust of Nero, laureate and wearing aegis, left. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Eagle on club left. Palm branch at left. (Inscription in Greek = year 114)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 65–66

Mint

Antioch, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 14.72 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2645

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins