RPC III, 590

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 590
Province Achaea
Region Epirus
City Phoenice
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤⲰΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Trajan, with paludamentum, seen from rear, r.
Reverse inscription ΦΟΙΝΕΙΚΑΙⲰΝ
Reverse design Emperor in military dress standing l., holding ?
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 7.10 g
Axis 6
Specimens 2
Note The attribution of this coin to Phoenice is certain, though it was not published by S. Gjongecaj in RN 2010. The new coin (/2) suugests he is holding a round object (a globe?) as well as a spear (?). There may also be something at his feet.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Phoenice ?
2     David Lowe coll.