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Coin of Dorylaeum with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus seated left, phiale in right hand, scepter in left. At right, eagle. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.


By date unknown: Consul Eduard Friedrich Weber collection; by 1908: with Jacob Hirsch, 17 Arcisstrasse, Munich, Germany (Hirsch auction 21 [Consul Eduard Friedrich Weber Collection], November 16ff., 1908, lot 3516); by 1914: with Brüder Egger, Opernring 7, Vienna, Austria (Egger auction 46, May 11ff., 1914, lot 1700); by 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd., December 12, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Dorylaeum, Asia: Phrygia


Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 24.72 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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