RPC III, 3257

 

Image of specimen #84

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3257
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Cos V
Dating AD 103/11
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙΣ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΣ ΣΕΒ(Α) ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus tribunicia potestate consul V pater patriae
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Ε Π Π ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ
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 26 mm
Average weight 13.73 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference SNG France 1393–4; Prieur 754–6
Specimens 86 (11 in the core collections)
Die-links 3, 13, 52: same obv. die. 4–5, 8, 10–11, 15–16, 19, 25, 30, 37, 44–5, 47, 49, 51, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64: same obv. die. 9, 32, 34, 55: same obv. die. 18, 24, 28, 31, 40, 61, 68, 75, 79, 81–2: same obv. die. 23, 26: same obv. die. 35, 46, 53, 57, 74, 77–8: same obv. die. 36, 48, 50, 63: same obv. die. 41, 67: same obv. die.
Note 4: Ag = 47,5%; Cu = 51,5% (analysis by FNAA at the IRAMAT, Centre Ernest-Babelon); ΣΕΒ (Prieur 754); - /4, 5, 8, 10, 11, 15, 16, 19, 25, 30, 37, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, 49, 51, 56, 58, 59, 60, 62, 64, 65, 66, 71, 72, 76, 35, 46, 53, 57, 74, 77, 78 , 35, 36, 48, 50, 63, 9, 32, 34, 55, 41, 67; ⳞΕΒ (Prieur 756); - 18, 24, 28, 31, 40, 61, 68, 69, 75, 79, 81, 82, 23, 26, 3, 13, 52; ΣΕΒΑ (Prieur 755); - 42, 70, 73, 80

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1919,1120.113
2     L: 1921,1217.1
3     L: 1922,0305.3
4     P: 1209 SNG 1393
5     P: 1966/2 SNG 1394
6     Cop SNG 354
7     Amsterdam: S 2891
8     Amsterdam: S 2892
9     Amsterdam: S 2893
10     Amsterdam: S 2894
11     Amsterdam: S 2895
12     V: GR 19208
13     B: Fox
14     B: I-B
15     B: Löbb.
16     NY: 1953.171.1363
17     Boston: 62.646
18     Levante 991
19     Ziegler 657
20     Ziegler 658
21     Ziegler 659
22     Weber 7658
23     Lanz 16, 24 Apr. 1979, lot 398
24     Sternberg XIV, 24–25 May 1984, lot 316
25     GM 29, 28 June 1984, lot 2889 = CNG EA 441, 3 Apr. 2019, lot 341 (ex Prieur coll.)
26     Hirsch 279–80, 8 Feb. 2012, lot 2409 (ex GM 29, 28 June 1984, lot 2890)
27     Tkalec and Rauch, 15–16 Apr. 1985, lot 217
28     Schweizerische Kreditanstalt Bern Auction 5, 19–20 Apr. 1985, lot 548
29     GM 31, 24–26 Apr. 1985, lot 318
30     Berk BBS 37, May 1985, lot 255
31     Auctiones A.G. Basel 15, 18–19 Sept. 1985, lot 205
32     GM 32, 12–13 Nov. 1985, lot 200
33     Malter XXXII, 30 Nov. 1985, lot 220 = VAuctions 331, 16 July 2018, lot 127
34     Tradart 3, 1 Dec. 1985, lot 238
35     Rauch 37, 20–22 Oct. 1986, lot 37
36     Berk 45, 21 Oct. 1986, lot 402
37     Berk 45, 21 Oct. 1986, lot 403
38 –39     Empire 6, 14 Nov. 1986, lots 187
39     Empire 6, 14 Nov. 1986, lots 188
40     NFA 18, II, 1 Apr. 1987, lot 472
41     Peus 318, 7–8 May 1987, lot 1557 (ex Peus 315, 28–30 Apr. 1986, lot 371)
42     Lanz 40, 25 May 1987, lot 652
43     Lanz 42, 23 Nov. 1987, lot 511
44     Berk BBS 53, 27 Apr. 1988, lot 405
45     Schulten 20 Oct. 1988, lot 678 (ex Müller 55, 12–13 June 1987, lot 156; Müller 57, 27–28 Feb. 1988, lot 138)
46     Hirsch 160, 23–25 Nov. 1988, lot 445
47     Lanz 46, 28 Nov. 1988, lot 516 (ex Lanz 36, 1986, lot 652) = Künker 318, 11 Mar. 2019, lot 1205
48     NFA Dec. 1988, lot 748
49     Hirsch 161, 22–24 Feb. 1989, lot 666
50     GM 44, 3 Apr. 1989, lot 448
51     Hirsch 164, 29–30 Nov. 1989, lot 545
52     Superior 9 Dec. 1989, lot 3217 (ex ex Lanz 16, 24 Apr. 1979, lot 399)
53     Superior 9 Dec. 1989, lot 32178 (NFA IX, 10 Dec. 1980), 14.39
54     Lanz 58, 21 Nov. 1991, lot 581
55     NFA MBS 28, 13 Apr. 1992, lot 1176
56     Peus 333, 6 May 1992, lot 747 (ex Superior 12 Dec. 1987, lot 1044; Peus 332, 23 Oct. 1991, lot 467)
57     Spink 94, 14 Oct. 1992, lot 101
58     Auctiones A.G. Basel 25, 19–21 June 1995, lot 600 (ex Auctiones A.G. Basel 23, 17–18 June 1993, lot 368)
59     CNG MBS 35, 20 Sept. 1995, lot 1187
60     Lanz 80, 26 May 1997, lot 367
61     CNG MBS 42, 29 May 1997, lot 899
62     Lanz 83, 25 Nov. 1997, lot 545
63     Sternberg XXXIV, 22 Oct. 1998, lot 779
64     Lanz 86, 22–23 Nov. 1998, lot 652
65     Hirsch 214, 15–17 Feb. 2001, lot 1706
66     CNG MBS 58, 19 Sept. 2001, lot 951
67     NAC Auction M, 20 Mar. 2002, lot 2692
68     Gorny & Mosch 122, 10 Mar. 2003, lot 1833
69     Hauck and Aufhäuser 17, 18 Mar. 2003, lot 286
70     Triton VII, 12 Jan. 2004, lot 794
71     CNG MBS 66, 19 May 2004, lot 1174 (ex Levante Suppl. 257 = SNG France 1392)
72     MM Deutschland 19, Righetti 7, 16 May 2006, lot 214 (ex MM Numismatics Auction I, 7 Dec. 1997, lot 236; Hirsch 160, 1988, lot 443)
73     Hirsch 246, 19–20 Sept. 2006, lot 2295 (ex Rauch 61, 6–8 June 1988, lot 619)
74     Künker 133, 11–12 Oct. 2007, lot 8798
75     Tkalec 26 Oct. 2007, lot 166 = CNG Triton XXII, 8 Jan. 2019, lot 516
76     Künker 143, 6 Oct. 2008, lot 547
77     Stack’s, Vermeule coll., 11 Jan. 2010, lot 294 (ex CNG MBS 53, 15 Mar. 2000, lot 1148)
78     Müller MZ 154, 13–14 Jan. 2010, lot 281 (ex Lanz 29, 7–8 May 1984, lot 500; Müller 55, 12–13 June 1987, lot 155)
79     Gorny & Mosch 186, 10 Mar. 2010, lot 1648 (ex Hirsch 154, 13–16 May 1987, lot 438; Lanz 117, 24 Nov. 2003, lot 696; Gorny & Mosch 133, 11 Oct. 2004, lot 2072) = CNG Triton XXII, 8 Jan. 2019, lot 517
80     Varesi 59a, 23–24 Nov. 2011, lot 258
81     CNG Triton XVI Sessions 1 & 2, 8 Jan. 2013, lot 714
82     Peus 409, 25 Apr. 2013, lot 656
83     CNG 93, 22 May 2013, lot 903
84     ✸ Künker 288, 13 Mar. 2017, lot 527
85     Freiburg: 12303