RPC I, 2857

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2857
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Heraclea Salbace
Reign Uncertain
Magistrate Apollonios Apolloniou (without title)
Issue Tiberius?
Obverse inscription ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΟΣ ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΟΥ
Obverse design head of Dionysus, with (?) ivy wreath, r.
Reverse inscription ΗΡΑΚΛΕΩΤΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated, r., with sceptre and Nike
Metal Æ
Average diameter 16 mm
Average weight 3.82 g
Axis 12
Reference Cop 391, cf. Robert 219
Specimens 9
Note Waddington and Cop regarded the head as that of Dionysus; Imhoof-Blumer just called it a youthful head, followed by Robert, who also observed, 'la tête ressemble en tout cas à celle d'Auguste.' The ivy wreath, however, seems fairly clear; for the types, see introduction.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 693 Wa 2404
2     B: I-B GM 437
3     B: I-B
4     B: B-I
5     V: GR 32347
6     Cop SNG 391
7     Gotha cast in Winterthur
8     CGT coll.
9     CGT coll.