Coin of Magnesia-ad-Maeandrum with bust of Nero

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 54–68


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Magnesia-ad-Maeandrum

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 11.85 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2912

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Nero to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tetrastyle temple within which statue of Artemis Leukophryene, crowned by flying Victory on each side.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour