Coin of Amastris with bust of Trajan

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 98–117


Mint: Paphlagonia, Amastris

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 24.04 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1977.601

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Elpis to left, flower in right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1977: with Auctiones A.G., Aeschengraben 14, Basel, Switzerland (sale 7, June 7, 1977, lot 371); purchased on behalf of MFA at Auctiones sale 7 by Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 14, 1977

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour