Coin of Acmonea with bust of Nero, struck under L. Servenius Capito and Iulia Severa

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 55

Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Acmonea


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.12 gm. Die Axis: 12

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Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Nero to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus, seated on throne to left, holds sceptre in left hand, patera in right above owl. Crescent in field left.
Inscriptions around and in field at right.


By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour