Tridrachm of Caesarea with bust of Trajan

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 112–117


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 10.09 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2648

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right, drapery (aegis) on left shoulder.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Distyle temple on steps, eagle with head right in pediment.
Within, draped statue of Diana of Perga.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 26, no. 82); by 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., December 11, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour