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 Kilas Dionysios, son of Dionysios (priest of Augustus)
Dating c. 2 BC
Obverse inscription ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ΤΩΝ ΑΠΟ ΣΙΠΥΛΟΥ
Obverse design turreted head of Tyche, right
Reverse inscription ΚΙ[ΛΑ]Σ
Reverse design male figure, naked ? but with chlamys hanging from his shoulders, legs crossed, standing to left, looking right, holding long sceptre (torch?) in right hand; in front of him, to right looking left, male figure naked ? but with chlamys hanging from his shoulders, holding the same long sceptre (torch) with his right hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 15 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ M. Fox coll.