RPC III, 3867

 

Image of specimen #20

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3867
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Year 227
Dating AD 117
Obverse inscription
Obverse design radiate and draped bust of Trajan (seen from rear), right
Reverse inscription ΣΙΔΩΝΟΣ ΘΕΑΣ
Reverse design Europa on bull galloping right; in right field, ΖΚΣ
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 1472, BMC 217, Abou Diwan 1516–34
Specimens 22 (11 in the core collections)
Note Analysis on BMC 217 10462U

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1909,0102.18 BMC 217 (and Pl. XXIII, 14)
2 2     G SNG 3344
3 3     G SNG 3345
5 5     B: Morel
6 6     Cop SNG 251
7 7     O
8 8     NY
9 9     NY
10 10     NY
11 11     NY
12 12     NY
13 13 –19     see Abou Diwan
20 20     ✸ CNG EA 201, 17 Dec. 2008, lot 300 = Agora Auctions Numismatic 74 (Buggey), 5 June 2018, lot 154
21 21     NCirc CIX (2001) GK 0444
22 22     Missere 939
23 23     CGT coll.