Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Nero

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 58–59


Mint: Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.93 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.306

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to right. NERO.CLAVD.DIVI.CLAVD.F.CAESAR.AVG.GERMANI. (r. to l.)
Reverse: Veiled bust of Agrippina right.
[AGRIPPINA.AVGVSTA.] MATER.AVGVSTI. (r. to l.)

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 7007); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour