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Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 3Auction date: 25 February 2018
Lot number: 575

Lot description:

LYDIA. Tripolis. Trajan, 98-117. Triassarion (Bronze, 28 mm, 13.12 g, 1 h). ΔHMOC TPIΠΟΛЄITΩN Bare head of Demos to right. Rev. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙСΑΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС Trajan standing front, head to left, holding Victory-Nike in his right hand and long scepter with his left. Martin, Tripolis 2. RPC III 2557. Spots of corrosion on the obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.

This coin is part of an unusual series of coins from the Lydian Tripolis with a 'pseudo-autonomous' obverse but Trajan as a standing figure on the reverse.

Starting Price: 50 CHF