Coin of Dorylaeum with bust of Trajan

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 98–117

Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Dorylaeum


Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 24.72 gm. Die Axis: 6

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Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, phiale in right hand, scepter in left.
At right, eagle.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.


By date unknown: Consul Eduard Friedrich Weber collection; by 1908: with Jacob Hirsch, 17 Arcisstrasse, Munich, Germany (Hirsch auction 21 [Consul Eduard Friedrich Weber Collection], November 16ff., 1908, lot 3516); by 1914: with Brüder Egger, Opernring 7, Vienna, Austria (Egger auction 46, May 11ff., 1914, lot 1700); by 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd., December 12, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour