Cistophorus with head of Domitian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 82


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 014.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.29 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

58.4

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Domitian, laureate, right.
IMPCAESDOMITIANAVGPMCOSVIII (right to left)
Reverse: Temple of Jupiter Capitolinus on podium of three steps; inside, Jupiter seated in the center, between Juno and Minerva.
CA PIT (in field) RESTIT (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 17, December 2-4, 1957, lot 425); purchased by MFA at the Münzen und Medaillen auction for
$ 1751.29 (this is the total price of 58.2-58.10); accessioned January 9, 1958

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour