Coin of Nicaea with bust of Domitian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 81–96


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 11.94 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1089

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Demeter, veiled, standing towards left, holds sceptre in raised left hand, corn ears in lowered right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour