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Coin of Attalea with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Bust of Athena to right, wearing helmet and aegis. Inscription in Greek.

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 98–117

Mint

Attalea, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.23 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1150

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins