RPC III, 3941


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 3941
Province Judaea
Region Syria
City Gaba
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Year 171
Dating AD 111/12
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΛ ΦΙ ΓΑ-ΒΗΝⲰΝ
Reverse design Tyche standing l., holding sceptre and cornucopia; in field, r., ΑΟΡ
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 8.84 g
Axis 12
Specimens 7 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1908,0110.2428 (Hamburger)
2     B: 648/1898
3     Sofaer 16 (and Pl. 41)
4     ✸ Heritage Signature Auction – Long Beach 3018, Shoshanna coll. 2, 5–6 Sept. 2012, lot 20396
5     Caesarea excavations: see J. DeRose Evans, The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima Excavation Reports. The Coins, and the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Economy of Palestine (American School of Oriental Research, Boston 2006), pp. 18 and 109, no. 70, where it is misdescribed as an unpublished coin of Dora for Trajan
6     T. Buggey coll., ex Schick coins = Agora Auction 76, 4 Sept. 2018, lot 241
7     CGT coll.