RPC I, 2849

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2849
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Trapezopolis
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus (—)
Magistrate Apollodotos Lykotou (without title)
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design laureate head of Augustus, r.; to r., lituus
Reverse inscription ΤΡΑΠΕΖΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ ΑΠΟΛΛΟΔΟΤΟΣ
Reverse design monogram including ΝΕΩ?; Apollo standing, l., with laurel branch; to l., monogram including Χ and uncertain letters (?)
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 8, AMC 1343
Specimens 9 (6 in the core collections)
Note The monograms are not clear, nor is their sense; the one after the name of Apollodotos seems plausibly to stand for νεώτερος, but the interpretation of the one to the l. of Apollo as ἄρχων (NC IX, p. 161) seems very uncertain. It is not even certainly a monogram.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 8
2 2     L BMC 9
3 3     O AMC 1343
4 4     P: 1112 Wa 2657
5 5     Cop SNG 584
6 6     B: Löbb. ZfN 1880, 56, no. 9
7 7     CGT coll. = Savoca 2 Blue London Auction, 4 May 2019, lot 744
8 8     ✸ Naumann 78, 2 June 2019, lot 634
9 9     CGT coll.