Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Otho

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 69


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 14.52 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2646

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Otho to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle standing left on laurel branch, holding wreath in beak.
Crescent between legs. Palm branch at left.

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