Tetradrachm of Antioch with head of Nerva

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 96–97


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 15.58 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1146

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Nerva, laureate, right.
At lower right, symbol (?).
Inscription In Greek.
Reverse: Eagle right, on thunderbolt; in front, palm branch.
Inscriptions in Greek at left, at upper right and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia, Pa.; October 13, 1960: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 355.00
(this is the total price for 60.1146-60.1150)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour