RPC I, 2527D

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2527D
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Hypaepa
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Magistrate Ploutiades Sakaiou (without title)
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription ΥΠΑΙΠΗΝΩΝ ΠΛΟΥΤΙΑΔΗΣ ΣΑΚΑΙΟΥ
Reverse design Zeus standing l., with thunderbolt
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 4.38 g
Axis 12
Reference Altınoluk 28D
Specimens 2
Note See J. Nollé, ‘Zum Kult der Anaïtis Artemis von Hypaipâ und zu einigen Patriatraditionen der torrhebishen Kaÿstertal-Stadt’, JNG 62 (2012), pp. 127-95. The name Sakaios evokes the Persian festival of Sakaia, celebrated in honour of the goddess Artemis Anaïtis.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu ex Lanz 146, 25 May 2009, lot 352
2     ✸ CGT coll. = Naumann 48, 20 Nov. 2016, lot 369