RPC I, 2450A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2450A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Magnesia ad Sipylum
Reign Augustus
Magistrate Dionysios Kilas, son of Dionysios (priest of the emperor)
Dating c. 2 BC
Obverse inscription ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ΤΩΝ ΑΠΟ ΣΙΠΥΛΟΥ
Obverse design turreted head of Tyche, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΙ[ΛΑ]Σ
Reverse design male figure, naked ? but with chlamys hanging from his shoulders, legs crossed, standing to l., looking r., holding long sceptre (torch?) in r. hand; in front of him, to r. looking l., male figure naked ? but with chlamys hanging from his shoulders, holding the same long sceptre (torch) with his r. hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 15 mm
Average weight 3.16 g
Axis 12
Specimens 1
Note Because of the occurrence of the name Kilas on this series, it is here related to RPC I, 2449-50. The two male figures might be Gaius and Lucius.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ M. Fox coll.