Denarius with head of Otho

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 69


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2657

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bare head of Otho to right.
IMPOTHOCAESARAVGTRP
(Inscription in Latin with broken letters for the Latin P.)
Reverse: Otho, in military dress, cloak floating behind, on horseback right,
spear in raised right hand.
P ONT MA X

Provenance

By 1963: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., December 11, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour