Coin of Koinon of Galatia with bust of Trajan, struck under Pomponius Bassus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 98–117


Mint: Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 18.51 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

63.2633

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hexastyle temple of Rome and Augustus at Ancyra.
Patera in pediment.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962, lot 165, partial); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour