Didrachm of Antioch with bust of Nero

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 50–54


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.08 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.372

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Nero, right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Simpulum and lituus.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XV, no. 34); May 10, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 85-.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour