RPC III, 1991


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1991
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Erythrae
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Magistrate Primus (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΝΕΡΟΥΑΝ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΝ
Nominative Imperator Nerva Traianus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, right
Reverse inscription ΕΡΥΘΡΑΙΩΝ ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ, ΠΡΕΙ-ΜΟΥ
Reverse design Demeter standing left, wearing long chiton, holding ears of corn in right hand and resting on long torch with left hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Reference BMC 255
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 255
2 2     O: Leu 1980 ex Rhousopoulos
3 3     Yale: 2004.6.204 ex Vecchi Nummorum Auctiones 7, 6-7 Oct. 1997, lot 1245
4 4     ETB coll., ex eBay Savoca