RPC III, 2873

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2873
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 ΓΕΡΜ
Nominative Imperator Nerva Traianus Caesar Augustus Germanicus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ (ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ) 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 31 mm
Axis 1, 2, 7
Reference Stumpf 499, 508a corr., 515
Specimens 9 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 7: same obv. die as 2891A/2.
Note ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 1; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 2; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΝΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣ: 5; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΝΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 4; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 3, 7; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑ: 6; The obv. legend of 2 ends with - ΣΕ ΓΕΡΜ, not with - ΣΕ ΓΕ as stated by Stumpf (= 508a).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 15
2 2     L BMC 12
3 3     Amsterdam: S 2705
4 4     V: GR 31102a
5 5     Ankara 19–1–82 ( = Arslan Taf. XI, 32)
6 6     Hesperia Art Bulletin XL/XLI, 1962 (?), lot 527
7 7     ✸ CNG EA 390, 1 Feb. 2017, lot 349; T. Cederlind BBS 142, 5 Apr. 2007, lot 135 (ex T. Cederlind BBS 126, 19 Nov. 2002, lot 58; T. Cederlind BBS 136, 26 Oct. 2005, lot 101; T. Cederlind BBS 139, 29 June 2006, lot 122)
8 8     Freiburg: 12723
9 9     Boston: 63.2633