Coin of Koinon of Cyprus with bust of Trajan
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 10.41 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Temple of Aphrodite at Paphos. Garland tied to tops of central columns above two cross-beams, slender column (candelabrum) on each side. Cone in center has double flat top flanked each side by star. In front, semicircular court.
Inscriptions in Greek.
By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (Glendining sale of the Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased by MFA at the Woodward sale, February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour