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Trajan, 25 January 98 - 8 or 9 August 117 A.D., Bostra, Arabia
Bostra was the northern Nabataean capital, until Trajan annexed the kingdom. It was then capital of Provincia Arabia, where the Third Legio Cyrenaica was garrisoned. The emperor Philip was born in Bostra and designated it a metropolis.
RP12661. Silver drachm
, SNG Cop
204, BMCRE III
182, SNG ANS
1155 - 1157, gVF, Bostra
) mint, weight
3.302g, maximum diameter
18.6mm, die axis
, c. 112 - 114 A.D.; obverse
AYTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIAN CEB ΓEPM ∆AK, laureate bust
right with drapery on left shoulder; reverse
∆HMAPX EΞ YΠA T E (holder of Tribunitian power, consul for the 5th time), Arabia
stands facing, head
left, holding branch and cinnamon, camel left behind; SOLD
Catalog current as of Sunday, May 19, 2019.
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