RPC I, 2453D


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2453D
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Magnesia ad Sipylum
Reign Uncertain
Magistrate Flavius Noumenios
Obverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΝΟΥΜΗΝΙΟΥ Α Ι (?)[ ]
Obverse design laureate head of Heracles, right
Reverse inscription ΜΑΓΝ[ ]
Reverse design river god reclining left, holding two ears of corn and cornucopia; at feet, reeds
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The reverse seems to have ΜΑΓΝ[  ], which suggests a link with the enigmatic https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/77737 (Noumenios), but this is very uncertain. The reading on the obverse is not entirely clear.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CGT coll.