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Coin of Nacolea with head of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate head of Trajan right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Asklepios stands facing, holding serpent-staff in right hand. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Nacolea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.43 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.545

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins