RPC III, 744

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 744
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Philippopolis
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Cos V
Dating AD 103/11
Obverse inscription IMP CAE NER TRA AΥG GER DAC P M TR P COS Υ P P
Nominative Imperator Caesar Nerva Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus Pontifex Maximus tribunicia potestate consul V pater patriae
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, right
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus naked standing left holding cantharus in right hand and resting on long thyrsus with left hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 6
Reference Mouchmov 11, Varbanov 627 corr., Varbanov, Philippopolis 28, Trajan III.2.1
Specimens 12 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 745/3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1921,0213.170
2 2     P: 1273
3 3     Sofia: 7512
4 4     Gorny & Mosch 216, 14–15 Oct. 2013, lot 2691
5 5     T. Buggey coll., ex ArsCoins 3 (2015) lot 161
6 6     Rome De Sanctis Mangelli 637
7 7     ✸ T. Buggey coll. = Agora Auctions 94, 4 Nov. 2019, lot 29
8 8     CGT coll., ex eBay anticarica
9 9     CGT coll., ex eBay Lanz
10 10     CGT coll., ex eBay Del550
11 11     CGT coll., ex eBay Savoca
12 12     CGT coll. = Savoca 119th Blue, 27 Nov. 2021, lot 397