RPC III, 659

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 659
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Philippi
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Augustus (—)
Issue Cos III
Dating AD 100
Obverse inscription IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GER P M COS III
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, l.
Reverse inscription COL AVG IVL PHILIP
Reverse design base inscribed DIVVS/AVG, statue of Augustus in military dress crowned by statue of Divus Julius wearing toga; to l. and r., altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 9.32 g
Reference Varbanov 3781
Specimens 2
Note Hirsch 272, 4-7 May 2011, lot 561 (ex Hirsch 263, 24-26 Sep. 2009, lot 2737) might belong to this series, according to the style of portrait.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Rauch 75, 6 May 2005, lot 147
2     Rauch 76, 17 Oct. 2005, lot 386