Drachm of Caesarea with head of Tiberius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 33–34


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.5 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.1460

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Tiberius to right.
TI.CAES.AVG.P.M. R.P.XXX
Reverse: Head of Drusus left.
DRVSVS.CAES.TI AVG.F.COS II.TR.P

Provenance

By date unknown: Prince Waldek Collection; by 1935: with Münzhandlung Basel, Aeschenvorstadt 37, Basel, Switzerland (Münzhandlung Basel auction 3 [Prince Waldek Collection], March 4-5, 1935, lot 158); purchased at the Münzhandlung Basel auction by Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1 on behalf of a U.S. Private Collector; March 12, 1935: purchased from Spink & Son, Ltd. by a U.S. Private Collector; anonymous gift to MFA, October 3, 1935

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)