Didrachm of Caesarea with bust of Trajan

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 112–117


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.94 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.110

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Mt. Argaeus, of unusual design with U-shaped crater on summit surrounded by trees. Two animals (?) below summit.
Inscription in Greek.
Border of dots.

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour