Contorniate with head of Trajan

Roman
Imperial Period
Mid–late 4th century A.D.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 22.06 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.164

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and contorniates

Obverse: Laureate head of Trajan to right.
TRAIANVS.AVG COS.IIII.PP.
Monogram at right, combining P and E.
Reverse: Circus Maximus.
Obverse slightly doublestruck.

Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; March 4, 1968: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, May 8, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock