Drachm of Alexandria with bust of Trajan
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 21.42 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Trajan, laureate, right, drapery on left shoulder.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Demeter stands at left, long torch in right hand, grain sheaf in left, kantharos on her head. She faces seated Euthenia, who holds grain ears in her right hand and a scepter in her left.
Greek letters = year 17
By 1997: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Post Office Box 479, Lancaster, PA 17608, Auction 41, March 19, 1997, lot 1117; purchased at auction 41 by MFA; accessioned by MFA, June 25, 1997
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour