RPC III, 2669


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2669
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Philomelium
Region Phrygia
City Philomelium
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Magistrate Lucius Sergius Hephaistion
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΝΕΡΟΥΑ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹΕ (?)
Nominative Imperator Nerva Traianus Caesar Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, right
Reverse design Dionysus naked standing left, holding cantharus in his right hand, left resting on thyrsus; at his feet, panther left looking right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 5 (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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1979,0101.2298 ex vA
2 2     Aiello
3 3     CGT coll. = Naumann 66, 3 June 2018, lot 308
4 4     Savoca EA 133 Silver, 15 May 2022, lot 216
5 5     ✸ Bucephalus Numismatic Black 22, 28–30 July 2023, lot 1035