Tetradrachm of Koinon of Cyprus with head of Vespasian

Obverse: Laureate head of Vespasian left.

Inscription in Greek around.

Reverse: Temple of Aphrodite at Paphos.

Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

(see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for

$ 1,085.00 (this is the total price of 60.1435-60.1438)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Tetradrachm of Koinon of Cyprus with head of Vespasian

  • Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 77–78
Mint
Cyprus
Dimensions
Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 12.91 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Silver
Classification
Numismatics
Accession Number
60.1435
Not on view

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