Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Vespasian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 76–77


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.307

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nike advancing right, wreath in raised right hand, palm in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 7008); 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