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Contorniate with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan right. Palm engraved in field. TRAIANVSAVGCOSIIIIPP Reverse: Charioteer driving quadriga to right, he holds wreath and palm and looks to left. FL A VIANV [S]

Provenance

By 1959: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; December 14. 1960: purchased by MFA from Munzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 70.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, Mid–late 4th century A.D.

Mint

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 101.

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 24.09 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1442

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates