RPC I, 2896

 

Image of specimen #16

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2896
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Laodicea ad Lycum
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus (—)
Magistrate Sosthenes (without title)
Dating c. 10 BC (???)
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design bare head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕΩΝ ΣΩΣΘΕΝΗΣ
Reverse design Zeus Laodiceus standing, l., with eagle and staff; to l., wreath enclosing Ζ and flanked by Ν and Ω
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 14 mm
Average weight 3.32 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 147, AMC 1409, Cop 553
Specimens 16
Note The significance of the letters within and beside the wreath is not clear; cf. also 2917 (Nero, Gaios Postomos).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 147
2     L BMC 148
3     O AMC 1409
4     O AMC 1410
5     Cop SNG 553
6     P: 1519
7     P: 1525a
8     B: 18240900, I-B
9     B: 18240929, 677/1878
10     C: gen
11     Mu: 20
12     NY: 1944.100.50504
13     Lindgren 989
14     vA 3834
15     Naumann 67, 1 July 2018, lot 382
16     ✸ Savoca 111 Blue, 28-29 Aug. 2021, lot 1148