RPC III, 1585


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1585
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Scepsis
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Traianus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΣΚΗ
Reverse design Fir tree in rectangular frame
Metal Æ
Average diameter 16 mm
Axis 1, 6
Reference U. Wartenberg, The Curious Case of a Hellenistic Die on a Roman Coin of Skepsis, in L. Bricault et al. ed., Mélanges offerts à Michel Amandry (Ausonius, Bordeaux, 2017), pp. 225–8.
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note 3 added 17.10.17

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18253940, 364/1901 ex Walcher de Molthein coll. = A. E. Cahn, 25 Feb. - 2 Mar. 1901, lot 1993
2 2     A-KIKPE: FHW 964
3 3     Kagan coll. (see U. Wartenberg, in ed. L. Bricault et al., Mélanges Amandry, pp. 225–8)