Tetradrachm with bust of Nero

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 56–57


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 14.69 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1972.73

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Nero to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Draped bust of Agrippina the younger to right.
Inscription in Greek around and in right field.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; March 8, 1972: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour