RPC I, 2988

 

Image of specimen #13

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2988
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus
Magistrate Mousaios (without title)
Alliance with Pergamum
Issue Sardis and Pergamum
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ
Obverse design bare head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription ΣΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ ΜΟΥΣΑΙΟΣ
Reverse design the Demoi of Pergamum and Sardis, each holding a sceptre, clasping hands
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 6.62 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 213, Cop 54
Specimens 13
Note See U. Kampmann, Die Homonoia-Verbindungen der Stadt Pergamon (Saarbrücker Studien zur Archäologie und Alten Geschichte 9, Saarbrucken, 1996), pp. 17-9 and 120-9, no. 125-33; Franke & Nollé pp. 184-5, nos. 1805-25.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 213
2     Cop SNG 545
3     V: GR 34182
4     Sardis excavations 269
5     Sardis excavations (1910–14) 306
6     Yale: ex PRF
7     Kölner Münzkabinett E-Auction 4, 1 Jan. 2018, lot 181 = Franke/Nolle 1822
8     Leeds-UL: 814
9     CGT Coll. = Saint Paul 6, 20 May 2017, lot 173
10     Numismatik Naumann 62, 4 Feb. 2018, lot 526
11     F. Vink coll. (ex CNG MBS 78, R. Prideaux coll., 14 May 2008, lot 1315)
12     Freiburg: 13781
13     ✸ J. Clark coll.