RPC I, 1380

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 1380
Province Achaea
Region Epirus
City Buthrotum
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Magistrate Aulus Hirtuleius Niger (duovir) ; Quintus Naevius Sura (duovir)
Obverse inscription C A BVT EX D D
Obverse design bare head of Augustus, right
Reverse inscription Q NAEVI SVRA A HIRTVL NIGER, IIVIR B (in field)
Reverse design genius of the colony (?), right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 18 mm
Reference MG 138, no. 27
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Note For the updated nomen gentilicium (Hirtuleius), cf. limestone column, also from Buthrotum, inscribed "A. Hirtuleius Asiaticus": AE 1949, 264; Ehmig-Haensch, die Lateinischen Inschriften aus Albanien (LIA), Bonn 2012.124 (at https://db.edcs.eu/epigr/lia/LIA_243.pdf).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P
2 2     A
3 3     Turin Lavy 4745
4 4     Rodotopi (Epirus) = D. E. Evaggelidou, 'E anaskaphè esi Rodotopi', Praktika 1952, p. 324, no. 33