RPC III, 3254

 

Image of specimen #39

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3254
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Cos III
Dating AD 100
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙΣ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus tribunicia potestate consul III
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Γ
Reverse design Tyche of the City, turreted and veiled, seated, r., on rocks, holding palm; at her feet, river god Kydnos swimming, r.; in field, r., ΤΑΡ
Metal Silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6
Reference SNG France 1395; Prieur 752
Specimens 41 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 6, 13, 26, 30, 38–9: same obv. die. 2, 15, 27, 37: same obv. die. 4, 31: same obv. die. 7, 10, 12, 20, 33: same obv. die. 11, 23: same obv. die. 14, 36: same obv. die. 19, 21: same obv. die.
Note 1: Ag = 47,2%; Cu = 52,2% (analysis by FNAA at IRAMAT Centre Ernest-Babelon, Orléans)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1210 Wa 4623 = SNG 1395
2     Amsterdam: S 2896
3     NY: 1944.100.54530
4     Ziegler 654
5     Ziegler 656
6     Triton XV, 3 Jan. 2012, lot 1419
7     MM FPL 449, Oct. 1982, lot 16 (ex Hess 252, 24 May 1982, lot 257)
8     Sternberg XV, 11–12 Apr. 1985, lot 386
9     Berk BBS 39, Oct. 1985, lot 150
10     Malter XXXII, 30 Nov. 1985, lot 221
11     Schweizerische Kreditanstalt Bern Auction 4, 3 Dec. 1985, lot 495 (ex GM 31, 24 Apr. 1985, lot 317)
12     Lanz 36, 21 Apr. 1986, lot 651
13     Malter XXXIII, 14–15 June 1986, lot C295
14     Brandt and Sonntag 4, List 1986, lot 371
15     Müller 55, 12–13 June 1987, lot 157
16     Waddel II, 12 Sept. 1987, lot 405
17     Schulten, 20–22 Oct. 1987, lot 486
18     Schulten, 20–22 Oct. 1987, lot 487
19     Lanz 42, 23 Nov. 1987, lot 510
20     NFA MBS 12, 1988, lot 749 (ex NFA MBS Summer 1986, lot 800)
21     GM 44, 3 Apr. 1989, lot 447
22     Blançon Liste 7, 1989, lot 288 (ex Schulten 20–22 Oct. 1987, lot 487; Müller 60, 20–21 Jan. 1989, lot 207)
23     Peus 332, 23 Oct. 1991, lot 466
24     Hirsch 174, 13 May 1992, lot 682
25     Bankhaus Aufhäuser 9, 7 Oct. 1992, lot 321
26     Künker 24, 10–12 Mar. 1993, lot 332 (ex NFA XIV, 2 Dec. 1985, lot 414; Superior 12, 1989, lot 3216)
27     CNG XXXI, 9 Sept. 1994, lot 1273
28     Tradart 16 Nov. 1995, lot 168 (ex Malter, 13 Dec. 1986, lot 164)
29     CNG MBS 53, 15 Mar. 2000, lot 1147
30     CNG MBS 66, 19 May 2004, lot 1173 (ex SNG Levante 990)
31     CNG EA 110, 2005, lot 125 (ex Berk BBS 79, 2 Nov. 1993, lot 539; Berk BBS 116, 17 Oct. 2000, lot 75)
32     MM Deutschland 19, Righetti 7, 16 May 2006, lot 213 (ex Schulten, 20–22 Oct. 1987, lot 486)
33     Künker 143, 6 Oct. 2008, lot 546 (ex Hirsch 160, 23–25 Nov. 1988, lot 444)
34     Forestier Drouot 28 June 2007, lot 91 (ex MM FPL 499, May 1987, lot 39; Tradart, 12 Dec. 1991, lot 293)
35     Helios 3, 29 Apr. 2009, lot 669 (ex NAC P, 12 May 2005, lot 2004)
36     Pegasi XXIII, 23 Nov. 2010, lot 304
37     CNG 88, 14 Sept. 2011, lot 1002 (ex Superior 11 June 1986, lot 1847; CNG MBS 63, 21 May 2003, lot 1027)
38     Gorny & Mosch 200, 10–12 Oct. 2011, lot 2234
39     ✸ Heritage World Coin Auctions, CICF Signature Sale 3024, 18 Apr. 2013, lot 24794 (ex CNG 90, 23 May 2012, lot 1083)
40     WAG 66, 16 Sept. 2013, lot 21 = Westfälische Auktionsgesellschaft 66, 16 Sept. 2013, lot 21
41     Royalton coll. ex. NB-Numismatics