Coin of Blaundus with bust of Vespasian, struck under Ti. Claudius Phoenix

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 69–79


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Blaundus

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 9.09 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.387

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Apollo Kitharoedos, in long chiton, standing right, holds lyre on top of column with left hand.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour