RPC III, 3511

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3511
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue ‘Rome’ style; Cos II
Dating AD 98/9
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙϹ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus tribunicia potestate consul II
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Β
Reverse design eagle standing l., head r., wreath in beak, wings spread, on thunderbolt
Metal Silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 14.35 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Wruck 139; Prieur 1486; McAlee 426
Specimens 10
Die-links 1, 4: same pair of dies. 1–4, 8: same obv. die as 3517/4, 3520/3. 5, 7: same obv. die. 1, 4: same rev. die as 3512/1.
Note 1: AR % 70.2; Cu % 28.4: analysis by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (Butcher and Ponting 1998, p. 324, Table 4, 10). [4 obv. dies, 1 shared with 3517 and 3520]

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 288
2     P: 1965/913
3     V: GR 21209
4     Prieur coll. = CNG EA 443, 1 May 2019, lot 318 (ex GM 67, 2 May 1994, lot 483)
5     ✸ Prieur coll. (ex CNG EA 249, 9 Feb. 2011, 269) = CNG EA 453, 2 Oct. 2019, lot 260
6     McAlee coll. ( = McAlee 426/1)
7     McAlee coll. ( = McAlee 426/2)
8     Künker 124, 16 Mar. 2007, lot 9074 (ex MünzZentrum 67, Nov. 1989, lot 1674)
9     Amphora e-bay 2009
10     Agora Auctions Numismatic 75, 10 July 2018, lot 236