RPC III, 2379

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2379
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Philadelphia
Region Lydia
City Philadelphia
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Magistrate C. B. Nigros (or Niger) (first archon for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ Γ(Ε) ΔΑΚΙ(Κ)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Trajan, r.,with paludamentum, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Γ Β ΝΙΓΡΟΥ ΑΡ ΠΡ Β ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus Laodiceus standing facing, head l., holding eagle on his extended r. hand, l. resting on sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 1, 6
Reference Mi 4, 103/564
Specimens 10 (1 in the core collections)
Note Münsterberg read the name as Ε ΤΡΕΒ ΝΙΓΡΟΥ

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 986
2     ✸ H.I. coll.
3     Giessener Münzhandlung 95, 9 Mar. 1999, lot 566
4     CNG MBS 57, 4 Apr. 2001, lot 809 (part) (ex CNG MBS 47, 16 Sept. 1998, lot 892)
5     CNG EA 189, 11 June 2008, lot 93
6     B. Vincens coll.
7     T. Buggey coll.
8     CGT coll., ex VCoins Tom Vossen
9     Saint Paul Antiques, 15, 27 Jan. 2018, lot 314
10     CGT coll.