Coin of Celenderis with bust of Trajan II Decius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Cilicia, Celenderis

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 7.70 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2612

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Poseidon, nude, standing front, head left, holds trident in left hand, dolphin on right. To left, lighted altar.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour