Contorniate with bust of Trajan
about A.D. 364–383
Diameter: 39.5 mm. Weight: 26.93 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust of Trajan right, laureate, draped, cuirassed.
Incised palm at right.
Reverse: Four chariots race in the Circus Maximus, which is ornamented with statues.
By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; October 9, 1974: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour