RPC I, 2399


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2399
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Magistrate Apollonides
Obverse inscription ΕΛΑΙΤΩΝ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus (?), right
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΔΟΥ
Reverse design poppy between two ears of corn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 6 (0 in the core collections)
Note The rev. legend on this type is very flatly engraved and never fully legible; specimen 7 shows the last line reads-  ΔOU, making the magistrate's name Apollonides, not Apollonios (thanks to R. Pflaum).
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     R. Ratto, Froehner coll., Genoa, 26 Apr. 1909, lot 3746
2 2     Plankenhorn coll.
3 3     Missere 285
4 4     CGT coll.
5 5     Roma Numismatics EA 93, 6 Jan. 2022, lot 703
6 6     ✸ R. Pflaum coll.