Coin of Nicaea with bust of Vespasian, struck under M. Plancius Varus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 69–79


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 13.38 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1984.239

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Bust of Dionysos left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 70); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour