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Coin of Koinon of Cyprus with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Temple of Aphrodite at Paphos. Garland tied to tops of central columns above two cross-beams, slender column (candelabrum) on each side. Cone in center has double flat top flanked each side by star. In...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (Glendining sale of the Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased by MFA at the Woodward sale, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 112–117

Mint

Cyprus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 10.41 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2632

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins