RPC I, 2998

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 2998
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Octavia
Magistrate Mindios (strategos for the second time)
Dating c. AD 60
Obverse inscription ΘΕΑΝ ΟΚΤΑΟΥΙΑΝ
Obverse design draped bust of Octavia, r., with ears of corn in wreath
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΙΝΔΙΟΥ ΣΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ, ΣΤΡΑ ΤΟ Β (in field)
Reverse design Demeter standing, l., with ears of corn and sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.13 g
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     MMAG 41 (1970) lot 434
2     ✸ J. Clark coll.
3     CGT Coll.
4     CGT Coll. = Pecunem 28, 1 Jan. 2015, lot 266
5     Zeus Auction 18, 27 Jun. 2021, lot 292