Cistophorus with head of Domitian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 81


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 10.40 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

61.1195

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Domitian to right.
CAESDIVI F DOMITIANVSCOSVII
Reverse: Altar with door in front, on top, horns right and left, flat slab in center.
In field left and right:
DIVO VESP

Provenance

By 1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XVII, no. 89); December 13, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 65.-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour