RPC III, 3654

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3654
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Orichalcum coinage struck in Rome for circulation in Syria
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., with small aegis on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ - ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Β
Reverse design within wreath
Metal Brass
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 11.54 g
Reference S —; McAlee 498A; Asolati 173B–C, Ganschow X25b
Specimens 3
Die-links 2–3: same obv. die as 3515/1–2, 3521/3.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
2     ✸ Fred B. Shore, FPL 117, Aug. 2005, lot 54 = CNG EA 241, 29 Sept. 2010, lot 203 = McAlee 498A
3     Cyrene Agora hoard 1934 ( = Asolati, Tav. p. 147, 173B)
4     Cyrene Agora hoard 1934 ( = Asolati, Tav. p. 147, 173C)