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Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Trajan

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Trajan to right. Border of dots. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Mt. Argaeus, of unusual design with U-shaped crater on summit surrounded by trees. Two animals (?) below summit. Border of dots. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek...

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By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 112–117


Caesarea, Cappadocia


Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.94 gm. Die Axis: 7

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The Ancient World


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