RPC IX, 1959


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1959
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Syria
City Damascus
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Trebonianus Gallus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C VIB TREB GALLO AVG
Nominative Imperator Gaius Vibius Trebonianus Gallus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL ΔAMAS METR(O)
Reverse design turreted Fortuna seated on rock, left, holding uncertain object and cornucopia; at her feet, swimming river god (Chrysoroas); in field, left, ram’s head or ram standing left, head right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference BMC 28
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1859,1219.240 BMC 28, pl. XXXV.4, rev.
2 2     P: 98
3 3     NY: 1944.100.83740
4 4     IMJ: 82.04309
5 5     Rosenberger 54
6 6     CGT coll.