Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Trajan

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 98–117


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 13.83 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.107

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle standing on club, head to left. Palm in field at right.
Inscription in Greek around.

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