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

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 62

Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Acmonea


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.57 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to right.
Winged caduceus in field left, crescent at right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus seated to left on throne holding sceptre in left hand
and phiale over owl in right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field left and 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