Provincial coins of Trajan - Europe
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*Note: The much anticipated Roman Provincial Coinage (RPC) vols. 3 & 4 based at the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford Univ. is now available online: Roman Provincial Coinage project. I will be updating my references/attributions to this source.


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CRETE, Koinon of Crete. Trajan. 98-117 AD. Æ 23mm (7.03 6h gm). Gortyna (?) mint.
Obv: laureate head left, slight drapery on shoulder
Rev: Zeus Nikephorus enthroned left.
CNG eauction 390
RPC3 36, this coin shown.
Dardanian mines; TRAJAN. 98-117 AD.Æ Quadrans (4.16 g, 6h). Struck 98-102 AD.
Obv: Laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder.
Rx: DARDANICI, Woman (Pax?) standing left, holding branch and gathering up drapery.
RIC II 704; BMCRE 1106 note; Cohen 138 - Rare
Macedon, Amphipolis; Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 21, 5.82 gms.
Obv: Trajan standing left, holding parazonium and raising hand.
Rev: Artemis, sidesaddle, riding bull left and holding billowing sale overhead..
Numismatik Naumann auction 46
RPC III 644; SNG Copenhagen 101; Varbanov 3178.
Macedon, Philippi; Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 25, 7.70 gms.
Obv: Laureate bust left.
Rev: Statues of Divus Augustus being crowned by Julius Caesar on base, Altars to sides.
Ex: HD Rauch Auction 76 Lot # 386
RPC3 659; Moushmov 6927, plate 44 #14; RPC3 660
Macedon, Stobi; Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 23.
Obv: Laureate bust right; IMP [CAES NERVA] TRAIAN [AV]G ΓEPM P M TR P COS III.
Rev: MVNICIPI STO[BE]-NSIVM, statue on base within tetrastyle temple set on two-tiered base
Ex Nemesis Ancients
RPC3 602; BMC Macedonia pg. 104, 3 var.; Varbanov 2885; RPC3 600
Macedon, Thessalonica; Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 26, 17.9 g.
Obv: Laureate bust right.
Rev: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm-branch.
RPC3 617
Macedon, Thessalonica; Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 26, 18.6 g.
Obv: Radiate bust right.
Rev: Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm-branch.
Ex: Wayne Sayles
RPC3 619
Macedon, Thessalonica; Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 11, .82 g.
Obv: Laureate bust right Hercules??.
Rev: Horse grazing right.
Although purchased with this attribution, I think this coins is more likely an imitation of Trajan Quadrans

Macedon, Thessalonica; Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 20
Obv: Radiate bust right.
Rev: Eagle with spread wings above; Θ EC CAΛO NIKE WN. in four lines; all within laurel wreath.
RPC3 620; Sear 954
Thrace, Abdera. Trajan with Trajan Pater(?) (98-117). Æ (19mm, 6.31 g)
Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan right.
Rev: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Pater(?) right..
Gitbud & Naumann auction
RPC3 673; Cf. Varbanov 19; cf. Gemini VII, lot 764. Very rare
Thrace, Deultum; Trajan Æ 18
Obv: IMP CAE NER TRA AVG ΓER P M TR P COS III P P, laureate head right
Rev: C F P D, head of a bull right.
RPC3 743; Moushmov 3524; Sear 958
Thrace, Odessus, Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 29 (15.61 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right; AYTO NERPOYA TPIAN? KAI CE ΓEP ΔA.
Rev: Great God std left holding patera and cornucopiea. OΔHCCEITΩN
Ex: Ancient Resource
RPC3 762; Moush. 1563v; Varb 4279v; rare w/ this obv legend
Thrace, Odessus Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 20 (6.58 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right; AYTO KRATOPI NER TPAINO KAI CE ΓE [A.
Rev: Great God on horse right. CEL in exergue
Ex: H. C. lindgren
RPC3 764; AMNG 2230
Thrace, Odessus Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 20 (6.56 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right.
Rev: horseman (Emperor?) riding r., holding spear in r. hand
Ex: Arkadien Numismata
RPC3 764; AMNG 2230
Thrace, Perinthus, Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 31, 21.40 g
Obv: laureate bust right; AY KAI NE TPAIANOΣ ΣEBAΣ ΓE
Rev: Homonoia/Concordia standing l., holding patera in extended r. hand and cornucopiae in l. ΠEPINΘIΩN Legend in Greek.
RPC3 683
Thrace, Perinthus, Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 22 (5.53 g)
Obv: Radiate bust right.
Rev: Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia.
ex: Gitbud & Naumann auction
RPC3 687; Sch�nert 336; Varbanov 69
Thrace, Perinthus, Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 22, 8.12 g
Obv: Radiate bust right; AY KAI NE TPAIANOC ΣEBAΣ Γ E.
Rev: Fortuna standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopia. ΠEPINΘIΩNLegend in Greek.
RPC3 687; Moushmov 4443
Thrace, Perinthus, Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 22, 4.81 g
Obv: AVTOK [...T]PAIANOC ? ?; laureate head right, with slight drapery .
Rev: ΠEPIN-Θ IΨN; Dionysus standing left, holding filleted thyrsus with left hand and pouring kantharos over lighted altar to left.
Ex: Savoca Coins, auction 16
RPC3 701; SNG Copenhagen 736 var. (obverse legend)
Thrace, Perinthus, Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 21 (6.58 g)
Obv: Radiate bust right.
Rev: Demeter stdg. left, leaning on scepter, holding two grain ears.
RPC3 689; Lindgren II, 829
Thrace, Perinthus, Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 26 (4.51 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right, drapery on far shoulder..
Rev: Lion skin draped over club of Hercules.
Arkadien Numismata
RPC3 705; Varbonov 48
Thrace, Philipopolis; Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 15 (2.30 g)
Obv: Radiate or winged head rt.
Rev: Tripod Altar of Apollo.
Not in RPC3
Thrace, Philipopolis; Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 15 (3.30 g)
Obv: laureate head rt.
Rev: Dionysus naked standing l. holding cantharus in r. hand and resting on long thyrsus with l. hand; at his feet, panther, l
RPC3 744
Thrace, Philipopolis; Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 17 (3.67 g)
Obv: laureate head rt.
Rev: Dionysus naked standing l. holding cantharus in r. hand and resting on long thyrsus with l. hand; at his feet, panther, l
RPC3 744
Thrace, Philipopolis; Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ 18 (2.42 g)
Obv: Laureate head rt.
Rev: Artemis advancing right w/ bow, reaching for arrow.
ex: Pagane
RPC3 745; Varbanov, Greek Imperial Coins.  Volume III: 698 Rare
THRACE, Sestus. Trajan. 98-117 AD. Æ 17mm (3.71 gm).
Obv: laureate head right
Rev: Lyre: CHC left.
ex: Barry Murphy
RPC3 756; SNG Copenhagen 949; BMC Thrace pg. 200, 17; Scarce.
KINGS OF THE BOSPHORUS: SAUROMATES I (93-123 AD) Æ 48 Nummi Unit (10.58 g)
Obv: diademed and draped bust right.
Rev: M-H (48 Nummi) Nike in long chiton with wreath and palm branch
Ex: Gault Coins
SNG Cop. 39

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