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Coin of Koinon of Crete with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to left, drapery on shoulder. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Artemis to right, bow in left hand, reaching for arrow with right. Dog to right beside her. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Crete

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 14.43 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.2160

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins