Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Tacitus
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.63 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right, wearing paludamentum.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena seated left, holding small Nike on right hand; left hand rests on sceptre; beside throne, shield.
In field left and right, Inscription in Greek (Year = 1).
By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901
Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins