RPC III, 3533

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3533
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue ‘Antioch’ style
Dating AD 103/11
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙϹ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus tribunicia potestate consul V
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r. above eagle standing r.; club below head
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Ε
Reverse design laureate head of Melqart, with lion skin
Metal Silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 14.43 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Wruck 151, Prieur 1496, McAlee 458
Specimens 46
Die-links 9: same obv. die as 3534/12, 23, 39, 42. 10, 21, 36, 42: same obv. die. 16: same obv. die as 3534/22. 17: same obv. die as 3534/25. 28, 44: same obv. die. 31: same obv. die as 3534/16. 33, 38, 40: same obv. die. 34: same obv. die as 3534/40.
Note 1: AR % 53.7; Cu % 43.9: analysis by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (Butcher and Ponting 1998, p. 324, Table 4, 15); 2: AR % 53.7; Cu % 43.6: analysis by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (Butcher and Ponting 1998, p. 324, Table 4, 16); [41 obv. dies +, 5 shared with 3534].

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 13
2     L: 1930,0812.30
3     O
4     O: Milne 1923 (ex Sandeman sale, lot 270)
5     P: 2137E
6     Amsterdam: S 2912
7     Mu
8     B: Morel
9     NY: 1944.100.63565 MN V, 1952, Pl. XIII, 1
10     ✸ Prieur coll. = CNG EA 443, 1 May 2019, lot 332
11     Prieur coll. = CNG EA 449, 31 July 2019, lot 323
12     Ronde coll.
13     McAlee coll. (ex Hirsch 184, 23 Nov. 1994, lot 657; Hirsch 187, 19 Sept. 1995, lot 719) ( = McAlee 458)
14     Syrian hoard ( = JNG XXXVI, 1986, p. 117/4)
15     Syrian hoard ( = JNG XXXVI, 1986, p. 117/5)
16     Banias hoard 56
17     Banias hoard 102
18     Banias hoard 204
19     Banias hoard 271
20     Banias hoard 273
21     Cisjordania hoard I, 90
22     Scheiner FPL Winter 1975/1976, lot 3711
23     Müller 59, 23 Sept. 1988, lot 277 (ex Müller 55, 12 June 1987, lot 166)
24     Hirsch 161, 22 Feb. 1989, lot 669 (ex MünzZentrum 64, 15 Apr. 1988, lot 207)
25     Hirsch 166, 16 May 1990, lot 888 (ex GM 42, 11 Oct. 1988, lot 429; Hirsch 162, 8 May 1989, lot 599)
26     CNA XIV, 20 Mar. 1991, lot 440
27     Hirsch 184, 23 Nov. 1994, lot 656
28     CNG MBS 35, 20 Sept. 1995, lot 1223
29     CNG MBS 35, 20 Sept. 1995, lot 1224
30     Amphora 65, 15 Feb. 1998, lot 190 (ex Amphora List 34, Winter 1988, lot 232; Amphora List 43, Summer 1990, lot 190; Amphora 50, 1 Mar. 1993, lot 229; Amphora 58, 30 Sept. 1995, lot 224)
31     Hirsch 233, 12 Feb. 2004, lot 1754 (ex Hirsch 227, 8 May 2003, lot 449)
32     Amphora eBay 2004 2214378995
33     Hirsch 240, 2 May 2005, lot 575
34     Gorny & Mosch 142, 10 Oct. 2005, lot 3456 (part of)
35     Ofek eBay 2005 3969441644
36     CNG EA 135, 15 Mar. 2006, lot 71
37     CNG EA 139, Drewry coll., 10 May 2006, lot 214
38     Dr Nassif Nohra 2006
39     CNG EA 161, 28 Mar. 2007, lot 177
40     Ritter Lagerliste 82, Sept. 2008, lot 599 (ex Elsen VSO 71, 20 Sept. 2002, lot 958; Elsen VSO 76, 13 Sept. 2003, lot 769)
41     Blancon List 65, 2008, lot 941
42     Goldberg 53, 26 May 2009, lot 1891
43     Frascatius eBay 2009 350290009315
44     Pegasi XXIV, 5 Apr. 2011, lot 322
45     VAuctions 263, 5 May 2011, lot 70
46     Hendin eBay 3004053676