Hemidrachm of Caesarea with bust of Vespasian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 69–79


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.66 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2649

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 holds palm in left hand, wreath in right.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., December 11, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour