Coin of Ilium with head of Vespasian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 69–79


Mint: Asia: Troas, Ilium

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.93 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.453

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Laureate heads of Titus and Domitian, facing each other. Between them, helmeted statue of Athena holding spear in right hand, left on shield.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

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