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Coin of Augusta Traiana (Trajanopolis) with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Athena, standing, head right, holding spear in right hand, shield in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 117–138

Mint

Augusta Traiana (Trajanopolis), Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.52 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1198

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins