RPC III, 2877

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2877
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 ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ
Nominative Imperator Nerva Traianus Caesar Augustus Germanicus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣ(Σ)(ΟΥ)
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
Reference Stumpf 491, 500, 507a corr.
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 2892/1. 2–3: same obv. die.
Note ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣ: 1; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΣ: 2; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΜΠΩΝΙΟΥ ΒΑΣ/ΣΟΥ: 3; The obv. legend of 1 ends with - ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ, not with - ΣΕΒ ΓΕ as stated by Stumpf (= 507a).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 9
2 2     G SNG 2158
3 3     Cop SNG 105
4 4     Formerly Munich Deposit ( = Stumpf Taf. XVI, 4)
5 5     ✸ B: Löbb.