RPC III, 4051

 

Image of specimen #51

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 4051
Province Arabia
Region Arabia
City Arabian mint
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Tr Pot Cos V
Dating AD 111
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙϹ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus tribunicia potestate consul V
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r., with drapery on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ƐΞ ΥΠΑΤ Ɛ
Reverse design Arabia standing facing, head l., wearing chiton, peplos and stephane, holding branch in r. hand over Arabian camel to l. and bundle of cinnamon sticks (?) in l.
Metal Silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 10.83 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Syd. 182; Metcalf 2, Ganschow X12b
Specimens 73
Die-links 1, 18, 37: same obv. die. 2, 5, 41: same obv. die. 4, 22: same obv. die. 6, 53: same obv. die. 7, 13, 38, 57, 65: same obv. die. 8–9, 28, 47: same obv. die. 10, 33, 50, 61: same obv. die. 11, 40, 44, 63: same obv. die. 14, 34, 62: same obv. die. 15, 25, 49: same obv. die. 17, 56: same obv. die. 19, 35: same obv. die. 26, 48: same obv. die. 29, 39: same obv. die. 30, 36, 43, 54, 58, 66–7, 69–70: same obv. die. 31, 45: same obv. die. 32, 42, 64: same obv. die.
Note [69 coins, 27 obv. dies

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 61 (under Caesarea)
2     L: 1979,0101.1121 SNG vA 6395
3     O: (Walker 3356, 1980)
4     P: 346
5     P: 1965/924
6     Amsterdam: S 2746
7     Amsterdam: S 2747
8     Amsterdam: S 2748
9     Amsterdam: S 2749
10     Amsterdam: S 2750
11     Amsterdam: S 2751
12     Amsterdam: S 2752 ex Hamburger 19 Oct. 1925, lot 827 = Glendining 27 Sept. 1962, lot 387
13     Amsterdam: S 2753
14     Amsterdam: S 2754
15     Amsterdam: S 2755
16     Not used
17     17. A (Eleutheropolis Hoard = Svoronos JIAN 10, 1907, 2336, Pl. 15)
18     B: I-B
19     NY: 1956.127.2257
20     NY: 1956.127.2258
21     NY: 1956.127.2259
22     NY: 1956.127.2260
23     NY: 1956.127.2261
24     NY: 1956.127.2262
25     NY: 1956.127.2263
26     NY: 1956.127.2264
27     NY: 1956.127.2265
28     NY
29     NY: 1944.100.61933 SNG 1153
30     NY: 1978.64.255
31     Hess, Sydenham coll., 28 Apr. 1936, lot 84
32 –33     Dorotheum 424, 28 Sept. 1983, lot 30
33     Dorotheum 424, 28 Sept. 1983, lot 31
34     NFA XVI, 2 Dec. 1985, lot 416
35     Schulten, 20 Oct. 1987, lot 491
36     NFA MBS 18 Oct. 1990, lot 2061
37     CNA XXI, 26 June 1992, lot 491
38     Rauch 48, 6 Apr. 1992, lot 447
39     Aufhäuser 9, 7 Oct. 1992, lot 311
40     Giessener Münzhandlung 67, 2 May 1994, lot 488
41     Giessener Münzhandlung 67, 2 May 1994, lot 489
42     Kovacs MBS XIV, 16 Oct. 1998, lot 127
43     CNG MBS 63, 21 May 2003, lot 1092
44     Lanz 117, 24 Nov. 2003, lot 699 (ex Lanz 36, 21 Apr. 1986, lot 653; Lanz 50, 27 Nov. 1989, lot 621)
45     Gorny & Mosch 130, 8 Mar. 2004, lot 1894
46     Gorny & Mosch 134, 11 Oct. 2004, lot 2091 (ex MM List 244, July 1964, lot 32; CGF III, 22 Oct. 1997, lot 134)
47     Gorny & Mosch 134, 11 Oct. 2004, lot 2092
48     Peus 386, 26 Apr. 2006, lot 738 (ex Müller 55, 12–13 June 1987, lot 162)
49     CGF XXVI, 22 June 2006, lot 238
50     MünzZentrum Rheinland 134, 30 Aug. 2006, lot 374 (ex Rauch Austrophil, June 1969, lot 700)
51     ✸ Hirsch 253, 27 Sept. 2007, lot 2541
52     CNG EA 181, 6 Feb. 2008, lot 318
53     CNG EA 205, 25 Feb. 2009, lot 337
54     CNG EA 225, 13 Jan. 2010, lot 296
55     CNG EA 250, 23 Feb. 2011, lot 284
56     CNG 88, 14 Sept. 2011, lot 1059
57     Meister and Sonntag 12, 17 Nov. 2011, lot 94 (ex Gorny & Mosch 122, 10 Mar. 2003, lot 1851)
58     CNG 91, 19 Sept. 2012, lot 695
59     CNG EA 302, 8 May 2013, lot 291
60     Auctiones GmbH 16, 19 May 2013, lot 50
61     CNG EA 306, 10 July 2013, lot 311
62     Künker 236, 7 Oct. 2013, lot 1047 (ex Tkalec and Rauch, 15 Apr. 1984, lot 218)
63     Cederlind BBS 171, 7 Oct. 2013, lot 182 (ex BBS 162, 21 Dec. 2011, lot 99; BBS 165, 1 Aug. 2012, lot 152; BBS 168, 26 Feb. 2013, lot 179)
64     CNG EA 314, 6 Nov. 2013, lot 293
65     CNG EA 315, 20 Nov. 2013, lot 275
66     CNG EA 317, 18 Dec. 2013, lot 177
67     CNG EA 327, 28 May 2014, lot 843
68     Gorny & Mosch 225, 14 Oct. 2014, lot 1902
69     VCoins Athena c414
70     VCoins Ancient Resource PM2251
71     Münster: 1071
72     Henseler 264 (ex MünzZentrum 48, 1983, lot 145)