Coin of Koinon of Crete with bust of Trajan

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
c. A.D. 115 (?)


Mint: Crete

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 10.88 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.433

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus Nikephoros seated to left, sceptre in left hand, eagle at feet.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour