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Coin

Object Number:31-50-356
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Byzantine
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN 270, monastery, Room O, North of drain
Locus: C.N. 270, Monastery, Room O, North of drain
Period: Byzantine Period
Date Made: 0-99 AD
Late Date: 99
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Emperor
Nike
Wreath
Outside Diameter:2 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number:30-10-320A - Field No SF

Description

Fitzgerald: "First century AD (Ptolemais-Ake?) Head of Roman Emperor to right, inscription oblierated, Rev: (see Greek in publication)... Nike advancing to left holding wreath in outstretched right and palm branch (or trophy) in left."

Newell: Greek and Greco-Roman

“Phoenicia, uncertain, 1st c. AD

Obverse: Head of Roman Emperor to r. Inscription completely obliterated.

Reverse: Nike advancing to l. holding wreath in outstretched r. and palm (or trophy) in l. ... [Greek]"

Bibliography:

[Article] Witschonke, Richard, and Newell, Edward T. 2008. "Coins from the Excavations at Beisan (Nysa-Scythopolis, Tel Beth Shean): 1929-1935". American Journal of Numismatics. Vol. AJN Second Series 20. pg. 1-52 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 3/Plate 1, no. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. 1939. A Sixth Century Monastery at Beth-Shan.. The University Museum. Vol. IV. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 11, B. Bronze Coins, 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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