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Coin of Coracesium with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus seated to left, scepter in left hand, phiale in right. Eagle at his feet. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 566); by 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., December 13, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Coracesium, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 19.66 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1972.992

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins