RPC III, 3531


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 3531
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue 'Alexandria style'; Regnal year 12
Dating AD 108/9
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΝΕΡΟΥΑ ΤΡΑΙ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus tribunicia potestate consul V
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, right, with aegis
Reverse inscription ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡ ΔΑΚΙ ΔΗΜ ΕΞ ΥΠ Ε
Reverse design laureate head of Melqart, with lion skin, right; below head, L IB
Metal silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Prieur 1523, McAlee 457
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die.
Note [1 obv. die]

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1979,1221.1
2 2     ✸ P: 1980/189 M. Amandry, BSFN 7, July 1981, pp. 85–8
3 3     Prieur coll. = CNG EA 443, 1 May 2019, lot 336