Coin of Samos with head of Trajan II Decius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Asia: Ionia (Islands off), Samos

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

88.48

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Goddess standing, holding Nike on right hand and cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation