RPC III, 477

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 477
Province Achaea
Region Epirus
City Nicopolis
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤⲰΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Trajan, r., with paludamentum seen from rear
Reverse inscription [ ]
Reverse design Dionysus standing facing., holding thyrsus, at his feet panther
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 3.69 g
Reference Oikonomidou Trajan —, Calomino 34
Specimens 1
Note Calomino described the type as ‘Figura femminile (?) drappeggiata stante e sinistra con scettro (?)', but he failed to recognise a panther at the feet of the divinity, which leads to Dionysus.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Preveza Odeon excavations 1971