RPC I, 1733A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1733A
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Hephaestia in Lemnos
Reign Uncertain
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bearded bust of Hephaestus, wearing pileus, with slight drapery on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΗΦΑΙϹΤΙƐΩΝ
Reverse design lighted torch
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 6, 9, 12
Reference Winterthur 1282
Specimens 8 (5 in the core collections)
Note This type has been variously dated: 'Römische Kaiserzeit' (Winterthur), ca. AD 100 (CNG), ca. 200-166 (Roma). The fabric (flat flans) leads towards a date in the first century AD.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG 115, 16 Sept. 2020, lot 424 (ex Kovacs MBS XII, 30 Nov. 1995, lot 170; MM Deutschland 21, 24 May 2007, lot 271)
2 2     Roma Numismatics EA 68, 27 Feb. 2020, lot 365
3 3     Winterthur: 1282
4 4     P: L 3087
5 5     B: 18250808, 1900 Imhoof-Blumer
6 6     B: 18250810, 1896/1163
7 7     Mu
8 8     V