Coin with bust of Plotina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
Time of Trajan


Mint: Islands of Ionia, Samos

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.76 gm. Die axis: 5

Accession Number

84.766

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Plotina to right..
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nemesis standing facing, wearing long chiton and peplos as veil, right arm bent to touch her breast.
Border of pellets.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America