Coin of Koinon of Galatia with bust of Trajan, struck under Pomponius Bassus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 98–117


Mint: Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 26.83 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1983.1

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mên standing, right hand outstretched, holding patera.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1982: with Frank Sternberg, Bahnhofstrasse 84, Zurich, Switzerland (Auction XII, Hotel Bellerive au Lac, Zurich, Nov. 18-19, 1982, no. 586); purchased at Sternberg auction on behalf of MFA by Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, January 12, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour