Coin of Heraclea Salbace with bust of Nero, struck under Glycon

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 54–59


Mint: Asia: Caria, Heraclea Salbace

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.15 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.3029

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Nero to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles standing to left, right hand extended, club and lion’s skin on left arm.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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