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Coin of Koinon of Galatia with bust of Trajan, struck under Pomponius Bassus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Hexastyle temple of Rome and Augustus at Ancyra. Patera in pediment. Inscription in Greek. See media screen for Greek inscriptions.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962, lot 165, partial); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 18.51 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

63.2633

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins