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Tetradrachm of Antioch with head of Nerva

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Obverse: Head of Nerva, laureate, right. At lower right, symbol (?). (Inscription in Greek around head) Reverse: Eagle right, on thunderbolt; in front, palm branch. (Inscriptions in Greek at left, at upper right and in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia, Pa.; October 13, 1960: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 355.00 (this is the total price for 60.1146-60.1150)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 96–97

Mint

Antioch, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 15.58 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1146

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins