Coin of Germe with head of Trajan

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 98–117


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Germe

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 6.29 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2975

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles standing, head left, right hand on club, lionskin on left arm.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale 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