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Tetradrachm of Antioch (?) with bust of Vespasian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Laureate bust of Titus to right. Inscription in Greek around and in right field. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) Date=Year 2 (69/70)

Provenance

By 1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art, Bulletin XII, no. 72); March 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 140.00.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 69–70

Mint

Antioch (?), Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 14.67 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.160

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins