RPC III, 2872

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2872
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 ΓΕΡ
Nominative Imperator Nerva Traianus Caesar Augustus Germanicus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ (ΠΟΜ)(Π)(ΩΝΙΟΥ) ΒΑ(ΣΣΟΥ)
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 31 mm
Reference Stumpf 496 corr., 514
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)
Note ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 2, 4; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 5; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑ: 1, 3; The obv. legend of 5 ends with - ΣΕ ΓΕΡ, not with - ΣΕ ΓΕ as stated by Stumpf (= 496a).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: Löbb.
2 2     Amsterdam: S 2708
3 3     Formerly Munich Deposit
4 4     Ankara 205–1–89
5 5     vA 6121