Coin of Tium with bust of Trajan

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 98–117


Mint: Bithynia, Tium

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 18.98 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1984.242

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse Laureate bust of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hera stands at left, holding scepter, facing Zeus at right, who holds scepter in left hand and patera in right. At right, eagle.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 77); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour