RPC I, 1285

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 1285
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
City Dyme
Reign Roman Republic
Magistrate Gnaeus Octavius ; Marcus Antonius Aris—
Dating 39–36 BC
Obverse inscription CN OCTA M ANT ARIS IIV[IR]
Obverse design helmeted head of Pallas/Athena, right
Reverse inscription C I A DVM
Reverse design in wreath
Metal bronze
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 6
Reference FITA 264 (3), Amandry, RN 1981, 51, III
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note The correct legend of the obverse is CN OCTA M ANT ARIS II V[IR]. The magistrate M. Antonius Aris. might be M. Antonius Aristocrates, a contemporary of Marc Antony, a native from Argos: see J.-S. Balzat and B. W. Millis, M. Antonius Aristocrates. Provincial Involvment with Roman Power in the Late 1st Century B.C., Hesperia 82, 4, Oct.-Dec. 2013, pp. 651-72
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1189