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Tetradrachm with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Laureate head of Nero to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Draped bust of Agrippina the younger to right. Inscription in Greek around and in right field. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; March 8, 1972: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 56–57

Mint

Antioch, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 14.69 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1972.73

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins