RPC VI, 6638 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 6638 (temporary)
Province Galatia
Region Pontus
City Trapezus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Orbiana (Augusta)
Issue Ɛ(Τ) ΡΞΓ = 163
Dating 226/227
Obverse inscription ΟΡΒ ϹΑΛΟΥ ΟΡΒΙΑΝ(Η) (or ΟΡΒΙΑΝΗΝ) ΑΥ(Γ)
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Orbiana, right
Reverse inscription ΤΡΑΠΕΖΟΥΝΤΙωΝ (or ΤΡΑΠΕΖΟΥΝΤΙωΝ retrograde Ζ) Ε ΡΞΓ
Reverse design Mithras on horseback advancing, right; (to left, tree;) to right, altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Wojan, Trapezonte 104–7, Rec 41 and var.
Specimens 8 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1975,0411.58 Wojan, Trapezonte 104
2 2     P: 465 SNG 1962 = Rec 41 = Wojan, Trapezonte 105
3 3     B: I-B1900 Rec 41 = ZfN 20, 1897, 266, 2 = Wojan, Trapezonte 106
4 4     ✸ CNG 88, Sept. 2011, lot 839 = Sternberg 11, Nov. 1981, lot 242
5 5     Wojan, Trapezonte 107 = Sternberg 11, 1981, 242
6 6     CGT coll. = Naville Numismatics 20, 7 Feb. 2016, lot 236
7 7     Roma Numismatics EA 99, 7 July 2022, lot 839
8 8     CGT coll.