RPC I, 3054

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3054
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Tripolis
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Livia (Augusta) ; Tiberius (Augustus)
Magistrate Menandros Metrodorou (philokaisar, for the fourth time)
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΝ ΚΑΙ [ΣΕΒΑΣ]ΤΗΝ ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙ
Obverse design laureate head of Tiberius and draped bust of Livia, jugate, l.
Reverse inscription ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΔΩΡΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΚΑΙ, ΤΟ Δ (to r.)
Reverse design radiate head of Helios, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.80 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Cop 744
Specimens 8
Note Rev. legend corrected from ΦΙΛΟΚΑΙΣΑΡ. The obv. is still slightly uncertain, but from the space available it must be as suggested now (2020). It is almost clear on the Biga coin.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Cop SNG 744
2     B: I-B KM 188, no. 4
3     CNG MBS 47, 16 Sept. 1998, lot 832 = CNG 49, 17 Mar. 1999, lot 963
4     ✸ Hirsch 346, 13 Feb. 2019, lot 2504 (ex CNG 49, 17 Mar. 1999, lot 963)
5     Biga Auction 1, 8 Nov. 2020, lot 239
6     Nomos Obolοs 17, 20 Dec. 2020, lot 475
7     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 29, 1 Mar. 2015, lot 434 = GRPCL Tripolis 89
8     Istanbul Gokyildirim 918