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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.


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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




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

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