RPC III, 1641


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1641
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Synnada
Region Phrygia
City Midaeum
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Magistrate Corn(elius?) Teuthra(ntis?) (epimeletes)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ [ ] ΚΑΙϹ ϹΕ ΓΕΡ ΔΑ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Caesar Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙΜΕΛ ΚΟΡ ΤΕΥΘΡΑ[ ], Μ-Ι
Reverse design Cybele seated left on throne , holding patera in her extended right hand, left arm resting on tympanum; at her feet and under her throne, lions
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note In the B trays, this coin is located under Miletopolis. Magistrates from Miletopolis are indeed styled ΕΠΙΜΕΛΗΤΗC (see RPC 1636–50), but the name of the city is otherwise normally given in full. The magistrate name, if correctly read, suggests a city in Phrygia: Midaeum is likely.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18277803, 1925/446