RPC I, 2464


Image of specimen #26


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2464
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus (—) ; Livia (Augusta)
Magistrate Dionysios Kollybas (without title)
Dating c. 10 BC (??)
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΩΙ ΖΜΥΡΝΑΙΟΙ
Obverse design jugate laureate head of Augustus and draped bust of Livia, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΙΟΝΥΣΙΟΣ ΚΟΛΛΥΒΑΣ
Reverse design Aphrodite Stratonikis standing, front, holding sceptre and Nike, and leaning on column; to r., dove
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.84 g
Axis 12
Reference Klose XXIII A
Specimens 27
Note 2 obv. and 7 rev. dies. The ethnic on the second obv. die is retrograde (e.g., BMC 254).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 254
2 –25     see Klose
26     ✸ CNG MBS 78, P. Villemur coll., 14 May 2008, lot 1305
27     CGT coll. ex G. Rohde