Tetradrachm of Antioch (?) with bust of Vespasian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 69–70


Mint: Syria, Antioch (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 14.67 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.160

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Laureate bust of Titus to right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in right field.

Date=Year 2 (69/70)

Provenance

By 1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art, Bulletin XII, no. 72); March 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 140.00.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour