RPC III, 3659

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3659
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, right
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Β
Reverse design laurel branch, bow and quiver
Metal brass
Average diameter 14 mm
Axis 6
Reference S 231 var. (Caesarea); McAlee 503 var., Ganschow X28b
Specimens 10 (2 in the core collections)
Note Not a complete list.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O: Douce
2 2     O: (Milne, 1924)
3 3     Amsterdam: S 2857
4 4     Amsterdam: S 2858
5 5     V-ON Leypold 2769
6 6     McAlee coll. = McAlee 503/3 = McAlee Supplement No. 2, 503A
7 7     CGT coll., ex eBay Savoca
8 8     ✸ Naville Numismatics 30, 2 Apr. 2017, lot 204
9 9     Roma Numismatics EA 90, 18 Nov. 2021, lot 736
10 10     Suárez Coll.