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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: Mên standing, right hand outstretched, holding patera. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1982: with Frank Sternberg, Bahnhofstrasse 84, Zurich, Switzerland (Auction XII, Hotel Bellerive au Lac, Zurich, Nov. 18-19, 1982, no. 586); purchased at Sternberg auction on behalf of MFA by Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, January 12, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 26.83 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1983.1

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins