Dupondius with bust of Domitian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 84


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.97 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.537

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate bust of Domitian to right, aegis on shoulder.
IMPCAESDOMITIANAVGGERMCOSX
Reverse: Annona seated right holding corn ears and facing a small figure.
In the distance, ship.
ANNONA AVG in ex.: SC

Provenance

By date unknown: L. P. G. Messenger Collection; by 1951: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London (auction of the L. P. G. Messenger Collection, November 21, lot 131); probably by late 1951: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III