Cistophorus with bust of Nerva
Mint: Asia Minor: Ionia or Mysia, Probably Ephesos or Pergamon
Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 10.45 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust of Nerva, laureate, right.
Reverse: Temple of Roma and Augustus, two columns visible.
Between columns Nerva stands at left holding spear in right hand and in left globe (?). At right facing female figure stands holding cornucopia in left hand and wreath over Nerva’s head with right.
On entablature: ROMAETAVG
Left and right in field: COM ASI
By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 11, 1963: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour