RPC III, 3818

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3818
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Aradus
Reign Trajan
Issue Year 365
Dating AD 106/7
Obverse inscription
Obverse design draped bust of Tyche, right; palm branch behind the bust of Tyche
Reverse inscription ΕΞΤ (?)
Reverse design prow, left, surmounted by Athena and Poseidon below legend; above, Phoenician letter
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note 1 has been read (on its ticket) as ΒΞΤ, but ΕΞΤ seems also possible and would fit with known dates for coinage at this period. Neither date, however, is certain
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1930,0266.26