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Coin of Laerte with head of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate head of Trajan to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Demeter seated left resting left hand on scepter and holding poppy and ear of corn in right hand. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, February 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Laerte, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.68 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

66.60

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins