RPC III, 2288

 

Image of specimen #42

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2288
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Tabae
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑ(Ι) ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΡΙ(Ϲ) ΓΕ(Ρ) ΔΑ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Optimus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r. with drapery on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΤΑΒΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter standing facing, clad in long chiton, wearing kalathos, holding a bunch of grapes and two ears of corn in her r. hand, l. resting on sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 8.34 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Robert 142, AV
Specimens 45 (15 in the core collections)
Note 38 was incorrectly given to Gaba (?) = 3942A (thanks to A. Kaplun for pointing this out).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 74
2     L BMC 75 (and Pl. XXVI, 4)
3     O: Milne 1924 ex Ready sale, lot 465
4     O
5     G SNG 1923
6     P: 1059 Robert Pl. XXII, 11
7     P-AIBL Fonds Robert 675 = Robert Pl. XXII, 9 = F. Delrieux, Les monnaies du fonds Louis Robert p. 151, Pl. 55, no. 675
8     Amsterdam: S 2618 Zeno 4042
9     Amsterdam: S 2619
10     Amsterdam: S 2620
11     Cop SNG 559
12     Cop SNG 560
13     V-ON SNG Leypold 855
14     V-ON SNG Leypold 856
15     V-ON SNG Leypold 857
16     Mu SNG 454
17     B: 17748
18     B: 74/1884
19     B: Löbb.
20     B: I-B
21     B: B-I
22     NY: 1944.100.48391
23     Weber 6586 (and Pl. 232)
24     vA 2718
25     Falghera 691
26     MM Niggeler 2, 21–22 Oct. 1966, lot 623
27     Lanz 131, Sammlung Karl, 27 Nov. 2006, lot 324 (ex Lanz 92, 4–5 June 1999, lot 538)
28     Lanz 131, Sammlung Karl, 27 Nov. 2006, lot 325 (ex Lanz 58, 21 Nov. 1991, lot 580; Lanz 80, 26 May 1997, lot 366)
29     Künker 182, 14 Mar. 2011, lot 641
30     Brussels
31     Brussels
32     Rauch MBS 11, 12 Sept. 2006, lot 424
33     Rauch Summer Auction 2007, 11 Sept. 2007, lots 505
34     Rauch Summer Auction 2007, 11 Sept. 2007, lots 506
35     Hirsch 271, 17 Feb. 2011, lot 2324
36     Gorny & Mosch 196, 7 Mar. 2011, lot 2122
37     Helios 6, 9 Mar. 2011, lot 672
38     Savoca online auction 13, 12 Mar. 2017, lot 413
39     Helvetica coll.
40     Leeds-UL: 767
41     Leeds-UL: 766
42     ✸ Gorny & Mosch EA 271, 29 May 2020, lot 520
43     T. Mullally coll.
44     Leu WA 15, 27 Feb. 2021, lot 1213
45     R. Aquistapace coll.