Coin of Sardis with bust of Vespasian, struck under T. Flavius Eisigonus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 69–79


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Sardis

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.08 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1215

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hades carrying off Persephone in quadriga right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour