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Title: Tetradrachm
Date: 275-276
Object Name: coin
Classification: Roman
Mint: Africa, Alexandria
Technique: struck
Medium: billon (BI)
Dimensions: Coin: 21 mm, 12 O'Clock, 6.33 g (13/16 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.22 oz.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Bird, eagle standing facing left head right with wreath
Subject/Image: Obverse: Male bust right laureate, emperor Tacitus
Inscription: Reverse: ET[OVC] A
Inscription: Obverse: CEB
Description: Bust Tacitus right laureate and draped and cuirassed. Inscription around from lower left to lower right. Border of dots./ Eagle standing facing left, wings closed, head back holding wreath in beak. Inscription upwards in field left, A in field right
Accession Number: NG.1993.2.2456