RPC III, 600

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 600
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Stobi
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Cos II
Dating AD 98
Obverse inscription IMP CAE NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM P M TR P COS II
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription MVNICIPI STOBENSIVM
Reverse design temple with four columns within which a statue; shield in pediment; (to l., bird (eagle?))
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 7.44 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference AMNG —, Josifovski —
Specimens 13
Note Kuzmanović coll. 46-50, 52 are described as dated COS II, but that seems unlikely. Trajan’s COS II portrait is rather small whereas on coins dated COS III, his portrait is much larger. This is the case of Kuzmanović coll. 46-50, 52. Kuzmanović coll. 70 and 76 may be COS II

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B
2     ✸ Comptoir Général Financier Monnaies XXVIII, 8 Feb. 2007, lot 184 = CNG EA 406, 27 Sept. 2017, lot 605
3     Weigel coll.
4     Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün 38, 11 Apr. 2003, lot 298 (ex Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün 32, 15–16 May 2001, lot 357)
5     VCoins 2008 Nemesis 6270
6     Hirsch 281, 2 May 2012, lot 777
7     Kuzmanović coll. 51
8     Kuzmanović coll. 53
9     CGT coll.
10     Agora Auctions Numismatic 75 (Buggey), 10 July 2018, lot 141
11     Naumann 66, 3 June 2018, lot 267
12     Gorny & Mosch EA 278, 21 Apr. 2021, lot 3476
13     CGT coll.