Coin of Smyrna with bust of Nero (?), struck under Philistus and Eicadius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 50–54


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.90 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.519

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Nero to the right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nike stands to right holding palm branch.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 2204); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour