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Coin of Tium with bust of Trajan

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Obverse Laureate bust of Trajan to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Hera stands at left, holding scepter, facing Zeus at right, who holds scepter in left hand and patera in right. At right, eagle. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 77); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Tium, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 18.98 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1984.242

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins