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Coin of Selinus with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Two veiled goddesses standing facing, each holding corn ears in left hand. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 164a); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Selinus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 9.25 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.933

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins