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Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Otho

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Otho to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Eagle standing left on laurel branch, holding wreath in beak. Crescent between legs. Palm branch at left.

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

Mint

Antioch, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 14.52 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2646

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins