RPC III, 2874

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2874
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 ΓΕΡΜΑ
Nominative Imperator Nerva Traianus Caesar Augustus Germanicus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ 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 29 mm
Axis 7, 12
Reference Stumpf 492b corr., 503
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)
Note ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑ: 1; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΝΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 3; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 2, 5; The obv. legend of 1 ends with - ΣΕ ΓΕΡΜΑ, not with - ΣΕΒ ΓΕ as stated by Stumpf (= 492b).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L
2 2     P: 66 SNG 2427
3 3     ✸ NY: 1977.158.860
4 4     CGT coll., ex eBay Savoca