RPC I, 2999

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 2999
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 ΣΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ ΕΠΙ ΜΙΝΔΙΟΥ ΣΤΡΑ ΤΟ Β
Reverse design Demeter holding two torches in serpent chariot, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.46 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 125
Specimens 11

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: B-I
2     L BMC 125
3     P: 1216 Wa 5245
4     P: 1217
5     Winterthur KM 184, no. 3
6     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 204, 5 Mar. 2012, lot 1786
7     Gorny & Mosch 204, 5 Mar. 2012, lot 1787
8     Peus 407, 7 Nov. 2012, lot 1048
9     CNG 96, 14 May 2014, lot 645
10     D. Kimel coll. (ex Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 36, 4 Oct. 2015, lot 440)
11     CNG EA 362, 28 Oct. 2015, lot 281