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TRAJAN
(98 - 117 CE)
Bostra, Arabia
Trajan (Silver Drachm)
Obv: ΑΥΤΟΚ ΡΚΑΙC ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ CΕΒ [ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚ]
Laureate bust right with slight drapery on left shoulder
Rev: ΔΗΜ[ΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΙϚ] ΥΠΑΤ Ϛ
Arabia standing facing, head left , holding branch and cinnamon with camel to left
(SNG ANS 1155 or 56)
19mm / 2.94g
die axis 7:00
Philippi, Macedonia
Trajan Obv: [IMP CAES NERVA TRAI GERMAN P M]
Laureate head right.
Rev: [COL AVG IVL PHILIP]
The emperor on platform, behind - Genius of the city, placing wreath on his head; on the platform legend: DIVVS AVG. At each side - altar.
(Moushmov 6927?)
24mm / 9.3g
die axis 12:00
Stobi, Macedonia
Trajan Obv: IMP CAE NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM PM
Laureate head right.
Rev: MVNICIPI STOBENSIVM
Tetrastyle temple containing statue, with bird at feet.
(GIC 953)
24mm / 7.8g
die axis 6:00
Tabae, Caria
Trajan Obv:AV KAI TPAIANOC API ΓE ΔA
Laureate head right.
Rev: TABHNΩN
Demeter (?) standing facing, holding bunch of grapes with ears of corn and scepter.
(GIC 1014v)
22mm / 4.0g
die axis 1:00
Trajan Obv:AV KAI TPAIANOC API ΓE ΔA
Laureate head right.
Rev: TABHNΩN
Demeter (?) standing facing, holding bunch of grapes with ears of corn and scepter.
(GIC 1014v)
23mm / 6.4g
die axis 1:00
Caesarea, Cappadocia
Trajan (AR Drachm)
Obv: AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANO CEB ΓEΠM ΔAK
Laureate and draped bust right with folds of cloak on shoulders.
Rev: [ΔH]MAPX EΞIH YΠAT IS
Arabia standing facing, head left, holding branch and cinnamon sticks, camel at her feet on left.
(Sydenham 185)
(Attributed to Caesarea in Cappadocia by Sydenham, but now generally reassigned to Arabia: see W.E. Metcalf, The Tell Kalak Hoard and Trajan's Arabian Mint, Museum Notes 20, 1975)
18.5 mm / 3.5g
die axis 5:00
Trajan Obv: [IMP CAES] NER TRAIA[NO OP AVG GER DAC COS VI PP]
Laureate head right.
Rev: [COL PRI] FL AVG CAES[ARENSIS]
Emperor, togate, standing left, sacrificing over alter, cornucopia in left arm.
(SNG ANS 762)
25mm / 11.2g
die axis 2:00
Antiochia ad Orontem, Syria
Trajan Obv: [AVTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB ΓEPM ΔAK]
Laureate head right.
Rev: Large S C (below) B
All within laurel-wreath.
(GIC 1078 var)
26mm / 14.1g
die axis 12:00
Trajan Obv: AYTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB ΓERM
Laureate bust right.
Rev: ΔHMAPX EΞ YΠAT B
Two lines of legend within laurel-wreath.
(SNG Cop 186)
22 mm / 6.4 g
die axis 6:00
Trajan (Silver Tetradrachm)
Obv: AVTOKP KAIC NEP TRAIANOC CEB ΓEPM ΔAK
Laureate head right, supported by eagle standing right, club behind.
Rev: ΔHMAPX EΞ IE YΠAT E
(Dated 110-111 AD)
City-goddess seated right on rock, holding ears of corn, river-god swimming at her feet.
(SGI 1089s)
24 mm /13.9 g (4mm thick)
die axis 6:00
Beroea, Syria
Trajan Obv: [AVTOKP KA NEP TPAIANOC APICT CEB ΓEPM ΔAK] ΠAPΘ
Laureate head right.
Rev: BEPOI / AIΩN / Γ
Legend within laurel-wreath.
(GIC 1073)
(Minted AD 116-117)
24mm / 8.7g
die axis 12:00
Laodiceia ad Mare, Syria
Trajan Obv: [--TPAI]ANOC APICT KAIC CEB ΓEP ΔAK ΠAP
Laureate head right.
Rev: IOVΛIEΩN TΩN KAI ΛAOΔIKEΩN BΞP
Veiled and turreted bust of City-goddess right. Monogram in fieldto right.
(GIC 1080)
26mm / 10.6g
die axis 12:00
Seleuceia Pieria, Syria
Trajan Obv: [AVTOKP K]AI NEP TPAIANOC [APICT CEB ΓEPM ΔAK]
Laureate head right.Rev: [CEΛEY]KEWN ΠEIEPIAC ZEYC [KA / CIOC]
Shrine consisting of canopy supported by four columns, containing sacred stone of Zeus Kasios
(GIC 1081)
25mm / 11.3g
die axis 12:00
Arados, Phoenicia
Trajan Obv: Bust of Astarte-Europa right, in stephane & veil falling from chignon, smaller laureate head of Trajan right in front.
Rev: Humped bull galloping left, head facing; above, EOT (= year 375 of the era of Aradus = AD 116/7); beneath APAΔIWN; Phoenician letter in field to left.
(BMC 375, Cop 81)
23mm / 8.8g
die axis 12:00
Ascalon, Judaea
Trajan Obv:CEBACTOC
Laureate head right.
Rev:ACKAΛΩ
Tyche standing left on prow, holding standard and aphlaston; altar in field to left; to right, dove and EIC (= year 215 of the Era of Ascalon = A.D. 111/12).
(GIC 1093)
24mm / 12.8g
die axis 12:00
Trajan Obv: CEBACTOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: ACKAΛΩ
Tyche standing left on prow, holding standard and aphlaston; altarin field to left; to right, dove and EIC (= year 215 of the Era of Ascalon= A.D. 111/12).
(GIC 1093)
23mm / 11.3g
die axis 2:00
Alexandria, Egypt
Trajan Obv: [---] TPAIAN [---]
Laureate head right.
Rev: LIS (= Year 16 / 112/113 CE)
Modus with wheat stalks.
(?)
18mm / 4.0g
die axis 12:00