RPC III, 2896


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2896
Province Galatia-Cappadocia
Region Galatia
City Koinon of Galatia
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Magistrate Titus Pomponius Bassus (presbeutes)
Issue Medium denomination
Nominative Imperator Nerva Traianus Caesar Augustus
Obverse design radiate head of Trajan, right
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑ(ΤΙΑΣ) ΕΠΙ (ΠΟΝ) ΒΑΣ(Σ)Ο(Υ)
Reverse design Mên standing left, with chiton, cloak and oriental tiara, crescent on shoulder, holding patera in his extended right hand and apple in his left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Reference Stumpf 477a corr., 479b corr.
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)
Note It is unclear if the obv. legend of 3126/3 ends with - ΣΕΒ or - ΣΕ Γ.; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑ ΕΠΙ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 4; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΒΑΣΟ: 2; ΚΟΙ[ ] ΠΟΝ ΒΑΣΟΥ: 1; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΠΟΝ ΒΑΣΣΟ: 3; ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΓΛΑΤΙΑΣ ΕΠΙ ΒΑΣΣΟΥ: 5
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Rauch
2 2     ✸ Boston: 63.223 ex Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, lot 123
3 3     vA 6127
4 4     MM Deutschland 13, Righetti, 9 Oct. 2003, lot 491
5 5     CGT coll. = Zeus Budget Auction 14, 15 Nov. 2020, lot 219