RPC III, 2871

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2871
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 (ΠΟΜ)(ΠΩΝΙΟΥ) ΒΑΣ(ΣΟΥ)
Reverse design temple with six columns on podium with steps; pellet in the centre; clipeus in pediment; acroteria on cornices and apex
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Stumpf 492a corr., 507, 508, 509
Specimens 12 (7 in the core collections)
Die-links 4, 10: same obv. die.
Note ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 3, 4, 6, 10; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑ: 8; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣ: 1; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣ: 2, 5, 7, 9; The obv. legend of 8 ends with - ΣΕ ΓΕ, not with - ΣΕΒ ΓΕ as stated by Stumpf (= 492a).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 10
2 2     L BMC 13
3 3     C McClean 9193 (and Pl. 332, 9)
4 4     ✸ P: 66A SNG 2428
5 5     P: 68 Wa 6597 = SNG 2429
6 6     V-Schottenstift: 3618
7 7     B: Löbb.
8 8     B: Löbb.
9 9     Ankara 88–27/14–88
10 10     CGT coll., ex CNG EA 315, 20 Nov. 2013, lot 205
11 11     CGT coll.
12 12     CGT coll.