RPC III, 1180A


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1180A
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Tium
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Nominative Traianus Caesar
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, right
Reverse inscription ΑΡΤΕΜΙΔΟΣ
Reverse design torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 14 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note In RPC III, the coin was classified as 6557. it was suggested that the coin was 'maybe an issue from Perge (see RPC III, 2704)'. But the provenance of the new specimen (2) suggests Tium, and the style is similar to 1179-80.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Weigel coll.
2 2     ✸ coin found at Üçburun, 40km south of Tios