RPC III, 2855

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2855
Province Galatia-Cappadocia
Region Galatia
City Koinon of Galatia
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Magistrate T. Pomponius Bassus (presbeutès)
Issue Larger denomination
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕ ΓΕ
Nominative Imperator Nerva Traianus Caesar Augustus Germanicus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑ(Σ)
Reverse design Demeter seated l., holding ears of corn in her r. hand, sceptre in l.; anchor under throne
Metal Æ
Average diameter 32 mm
Reference Stumpf 452 corr., 472
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3: same obv. die.
Note ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑ: 2; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣ: 1, 3, 4; The reverse of 2855/2 is Demeter, not Zeus as stated by Stumpf (= 452a)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 55 SNG 2421
2 2     B: Fox
3 3     Ankara 1671–1 ( = Arslan Taf. XII, 40)
4 4     Schulten, June 1982, lot 672
5 5     Pecunem 38, 6 Dec. 2015, lot 604