As with bust of Vitellius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 69


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 12.07 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

61.134

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Vitellius, laureate, right.
AVITELLIVSGERMAIMPAVGPMTRP
Reverse: Altar precinct with akroteria, closed doors.
S C (left and right in field) PROVIDENT (below)

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1959: with Glendining & Co., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (Glendining & Co. auction of Richard Cyril Lockett Collection, part 8, May 26, 1959, lot 122); by 1961: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; February 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 18/-/-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour