Drachm of Trajan

Trajan, Roman Imperial, Caesarea, Cappodocia, Turkey, Asia Minor, Roman Empire, Middle East

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112-117

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (2 cm)

Weight: 3.1 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Daniel Stoyanoff Ruevsky, Class of 1887

95.1.29721

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics

Numismatics: Roman Imperial

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Bust of Trajan, facing right, beardless, laureate. Legend: AYTOKP KAI C NEP TPAIANOC CEB GEPM ?AK (Emperor Caesar Nerva Trajan Augustus Germanicus Dacicus) clockwise from six o’clock. Reverse: In center of the field, two hands clasped together, holding a standard resting on a prow. Legend: ?HMAPX E? Y?ATO ? (with tribunician and proconsular power) clockwise from seven o’clock.

Course History

CLST 18, HIST 94.6, History of the Roman Empire, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Investigations into the Ancient Mediterranean, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Yale University Collection-Sharing Initiative, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 5-June 24, 2012.

Publication History

IMPERIUM ROMANUM IN NUMMIS, The Roman Empire in and on Its Coinage, a booklet with enteries created by Dartmouth students and Professor Roberta Stewart, Spring 2012, no. 6, Steve Muenzen, Class of 2014.

Provenance

Daniel Stoyanoff Ruevsky (1865-1925), Class of 1887; given to present collection, 1895.

Catalogue Raisonne

Sydenham, Trajan no. 171-2, no. 221-223; Metcalf, Trajan no. 199-200, 488-498

Old Number

hn 236

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