RPC III, 3387

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3387
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Irenopolis
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Year 47 (ΖΜ)
Dating AD 98
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΕΙΤⲰΝ ΕΤΟΥϹ ΖΜ
Reverse design laureate and draped bust of uncertain deity, r.; in front, small bunch of grapes
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Karbach 30
Specimens 14 (1 in the core collections)
Note Originally identified as Zeus in RPC III, where grapes were not noted. Kahrbach suggests Asclepius. The unbearded head on 3390 was identified as Dionysus, but it seems unlikely that Dionysus would be shown both bearded and unbearded.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 635 SNG 2255
2 2     Karbach 30/2
3 3     Karbach 30/4
4 4     Karbach 30/5
5 5     Karbach 30/9
6 6     Karbach 30/10
7 7     V-ON SNG Leypold 2396
8 8     CNG EA 177, 28 Nov. 2007, lot 153
9 9     CNG EA 193, 6 Aug. 2008, lot 146
10 10     CNG EA 255, 4 May 2011, lot 243 = Agora Auctions Numismatic 74 (Buggey), 5 June 2018, lot 131
11 11     ✸ CNG 87, 18 May 2011, lot 862
12 12     CGT coll., ex eBay Savoca
13 13     Agora Auctions Numismatic 75 (Buggey), 10 July 2018, lot 214
14 14     CGT coll.