Coin of Amasea with head of Trajan

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 113


Mint: Pontus, Amasea

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.50 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

64.1298

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Serpent coiled on altar.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 19); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour