Coin of Koinon of Cyprus with bust of Trajan

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 112–117


Mint: Cyprus

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 27.52 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1985.233

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus Salaminios standing front, phiale in right hand, scepter in left on which an eagle perches.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1985: with Frank Sternberg, Bahnhofstrasse 84, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland (Sternberg auction 15, Hotel Bellerive au Lac, Zurich, April 11-12, 1985, lot 385); bid on behalf of MFA at the Sternberg auction by Dennis P. Devine; purchased by MFA from Frank Sternberg and Dennis P. Devine, May 22, 1985

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour