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Tetradrachm of Antioch (?) with head of Vespasian

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Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian left, above eagle. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Laureate head of Titus right. Inscription in Greek around and at right. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, May 8, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

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

Mint

Antioch (?), Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 14.17 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.170

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins