Ancient Coin Collectors Guild
Numismatic Society of South Australia
American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Association

Trajan, 98-117 AD, Syria, Seleucis and Pieria, Antioch, AR Tetradrachm, struck 112-113 AD, Hoard Coin, Published in RPC, Prieur Plate Coin

552.05 USD

  • 515.84 €
  • 850.00 AUD
  • 924.23  NZD
Lifetime guarantee of authenticity
Insured via Australia Post
7-day change of mind refund policy
Spend 324.74 USD, get 3% off
Spend 454.63 USD, get 5% off
Spend 584.52 USD, get 7% off
Information: Prieur Plate coin and published in RPC. This coin is published in two standard references: Amandry, M., A. Burnett & J. Mairat. Roman Provincial Coinage III, From Nerva to Hadrian (AD 96–138). (London & Paris, 2015); and Prieur, M. & K. Prieur. The Syro-Phoenician Tetradrachms and their fractions from 57 BC to AD 258. (Lancaster, PA, 2000)
Origin: Syria, Seleucis and Pieria, Antiochia ad Orontem
Authority: Trajan
Denomination: AR Tetradrachm
Composition: Silver
Date: 112-113 AD: Year 17, sixth consulship
Obverse: AYTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB ΓEPM ΔAK, Laureate head right
Reverse: ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΙZ ΥΠΑΤς, Eagle, head left and wings spread, standing on club, haft right; palm in right field
Size: 24.76mm, 13.3g, 6h
Grade: F, toned
Rarity: scarce
Provenance: Pedigreed: Prieur Plate Coin. Ex Banias Hoard, no. 14 (as given by the authors of RPC); from the Michel Prieur Collection, ex Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 449 (31 July 2019), Lot 325
References: Prieur 1506 (Tyre; this coin cited and illustrated); McAlee 441; RPC III 3544/13 (this coin); Wruck 164; Butcher -; cf. BMC Galatia -
General: Trajan was one of the greatest Roman Emperors. A former soldier, he expanded the Roman Empire to its largest size in history. A philanthropist who invested in social welfare and public building programs, he is known as the second of the Five Good Emperors.
  1. Lifetime guarantee

    All ancient coins and antiquities are guaranteed authentic for life for your peace of mind. You may return an item for a refund, at any time, if it is established by a suitably qualified and experienced professional certifier that it is not authentic. Our coins are sourced from reputable sources including established auction houses and select wholesale sources.

  2. Certificate of Authenticity

    A certifcate of authenticity with this guarantee is included with every purchase, with a photo of the coin and a detailed description. Certificates are not issued for bulk lots in our bulk category for practical reasons, however the lifetime guarantee still stands.

  3. Change of mind

    Additionally, you may refund your purchase (excluding shipping) for any reason, if you notify us within 7 days of receiving it.

  4. Other

    We recommend only buying from dealers who offer lifetime guarantees. All our coins are researched using our extensive library of references and online databases. Our attributions are more complete than most dealers.

  1. Worldwide Shipping

    We ship worldwide!

  2. Shipping Carrier

    All shipping is via Australia Post unless otherwise advised.

  3. Flat rates

    Flat rates are offered for shipping for your convenience.

  4. Insurance & Tracking

    All items are posted via registered post and insured for your peace of mind.

  5. General Terms & Conditions

    Please see our terms & conditions page for more details.