Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Nero

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 65–66


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 14.72 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2645

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Nero, laureate and wearing aegis, left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle on club left. Palm branch at left.
Inscription in Greek = year 114.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour