Coin of Acmonea with bust of Nero

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 54–68


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Acmonea

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.298

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to right, winged caduceus in field left.
Countermark at right, Asklepios standing.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus on throne to left, holding phiale in right hand, scrptre in left,
owl below phiale.
Inscriptions in Greek in the field at left, at right and around.

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6811); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour