RPC III, 2565


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2565
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Lydia
City Tripolis
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Magistrate Theodoros II
Obverse inscription ΘΕΟΔΩΡΟϹ Β ΕΧΑΡΑ ΤΡΙΠΟΛ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design bust of Artemis, hair gathered up into knot on top of head, and into another knot at back of head, l.; in front, bow and at shoulder quiver
Reverse design Emperor in military dress standing l., crowning with his r. trophy of arms which stands before him, at the foot of which crouches l. a naked Dacian captive with hands bound behind him, and holding sceptre in l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 56–57, Amandry A1
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 56
2 2     L BMC 57
3 3     L: 1979,0101.2093 vA 3318
4 4     ✸ CNG EA 531, 25 Jan. 2023, lot 553 (ex VIA GmbH E-Auction 6, 15 Oct. 2021, lot 264)
5 5     Istanbul Gökyıldırım 921