RPC III, 3771

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3771
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Seleucia
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙ(Ϲ) ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΡΙϹΤ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ (ΔΑΚ)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Optimus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ϹΕΛΕΥΚΕⲰΝ ΠΕΙΕΡΙΑϹ (or ΠΙΕΡΙΑϹ)
Reverse design sacred stone of Zeus Kasios with fillet attached within shrine consisting of four pillars supporting a pyramidal roof surmounted by an eagle; beneath, ΖΕΥС ΚΑСΙΟС; In field, r., Δ
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 11.70 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 39 and 43; CRS 420/55a and 59a
Specimens 18 (6 in the core collections)
Note No difference was made between CRS 55a and 59a

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 39
2     L BMC 43
3     G SNG 2729
4     P: 1376
5     Amsterdam: S 3048
6     ✸ Amsterdam: S 3051
7     Bern: Righetti 2135
8     B: 18261098, 1863 Dannenberg
9     B: 18258305, Löbbecke
10     Beirut
11     Yale: 2001.87.12618
12     Yale: 2008.83.35
13     Falghera 751
14     MM Deutschland 11, 7 Nov. 2002, lot 160 (ex Kurpfälzische Münzhandlung 28, 10 June1985, lot 123)
15     CNG MBS 57, 4 Apr. 2001, lot 809 (part of) (ex CNG MBS 47, 16 Sept. 1998, lot 968)
16     CGT coll., ex VCAuctions 321, lot 18
17     Leeds-UL: 1202
18     Freiburg: 12424