RPC III, 1597


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1597
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Apollonia ad Rhyndacum
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΝ ΚΑΙ ϹΕ ΓΕΡ ΔΑ
Nominative Imperator Nerva Traianus Caesar Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, right
Reverse inscription ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΑΤΩΝ ΡΥΝΔΑ
Reverse design Tyche standing facing, head left, holding rudder and corcnuopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference von Fritze 225 corr.
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Note The previous comment ('The figure on the rev. might be draped, in which case it is probably female and Tyche') can now be seen to be correct and the type has been altered accordingly.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 20
2 2     O: Milne 1924
3 3     NY: 1944.100.47728
4 4     CGT coll., ex G. Rohde
5 5     ✸ Lydia Auction 9, 17 July 2021, lot 223