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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.137
People
Trajan, Roman (r. 98-117 CE)
Title
Coin of Tiberias under Trajan
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
99-100 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Tiberias (Palestine)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/322379
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
13.65g
Die Axis
12
Date on Object
81
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: AYTOKR KAIC NER TRAIANOC CEB GERM
  • Reverse Inscription: TIBERIOWN T KLAYDIO, ET AP [year 81]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Meshorer, ACNAC 8, 1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund and purchase through the generosity of the Estate of Leo Mildenberg
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.2.137
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan, r., around Greek inscription
Reverse: Tyche standing l. resting on rudder, at her feet, prow of a galley, and in her l. hand, a cornucopia, around Greek inscription and date

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