RPC III, 2669

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2669
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Philomelium
Region Phrygia
City Philomelium
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Magistrate L. Sergios Hephaistiôn (without title)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΝΕΡΟΥΑ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹΕ (?)
Nominative Imperator Nerva Traianus Caesar Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Λ ⳞΕΡΓΙΟΥ ΗΦΑΙⳞΤΙΩΝΟⳞ ΦΙΛΟΜ-ΗΛΕΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus naked standing l., holding cantharus in his r. hand, l. resting on thyrsus; at his feet, panther l. looking r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 4.43 g
Axis 6
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.
Note The end of the obv. legend is not certain; as 2668 can now be read as ending Ⳟ Γ, it is quite possible that the same reading (ϹΕ Γ?) applies to 2669
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1979,0101.2298 ex vA
2     Aiello
3     CGT coll. = Naumann 66, 3 June 2018, lot 308
4     Savoca EA 133 | Silver, 15 May 2022, lot 216