RPC I, 3067

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3067
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Aezani
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Potitus Messala (proconsul)
Issue Augustus and Potitus Messala
Dating c. 25 BC
Obverse inscription ΠΟΤΙΤ ΜΕΣΣΑΛΑΣ
Obverse design bare head of Potitus Messala, l.
Reverse inscription ΕΖΕΑΝΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design hand holding balance; monogram including letters ΔΟΕ?
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 8.69 g
Axis 12
Reference vA Aezani 7–8
Specimens 9
Note G. Stumpf, Numismatische Studien zur Chronologie der Römischen Statthalter in Kleinasien (1991), no. 143 reads ΠΟΤΙΤΟΣ not ΠΟΤΙΤ.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1959,0903.1 ex vA = BMQ 1960, 72, and pl. 23.9
2     Bern SNG Bern 1124 = vA 3342
3     H. Hommel, CIN (Rome, 1961), 301–5
4     CNG Triton XI, P. Villemur coll., 8 Jan. 2008, lot 493 (ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser 13, 7–8 Oct. 1997, lot 292)
5     Hauck and Aufhäuser 14, 21–22 Mar. 1998, lot 283
6     ✸ Nomos 12, 22 May 2016, lot 150
7     Lanz 164, 23 May 2017, lot 133
8     Balkan Imperium Art SKU: 123
9     Papillon 6, 7 May 2020, lot 305