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Coin of Laerte with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Standing figure (Apollo, radiate?) in short chiton and cloak, looking left, holds phiale in right hand, sceptre in left. Short ground line. Inscription in Greek in right field, downwards. (see media screen for...

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Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Laerte, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 9.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.104

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins