Coin of Selinus with bust of Trajan

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 98–117


Mint: Cilicia, Selinus

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 9.25 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.933

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two veiled goddesses standing facing, each holding corn ears in left hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 164a); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour