RPC I, 3153

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3153
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Sebaste
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Augustus (—)
Magistrate Sosthenes (without title)
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design bare head of Augustus, r.
Reverse inscription ΣΩΣΘΕΝΗΣ ΑΓΝΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., with eagle and sceptre
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 5.24 g
Axis 2, 12
Reference BMC 21
Specimens 11
Die-links 1–7: same obv. die.
Note KM wrongly restored the rev. legend as ἁγνο[θέου], but the final Σ is clear on 3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1944.100.50570
2     L BMC 21
3     L BMC 22
4     P: 1921 Wa 6479
5     B: I-B KM 287, no. 1 = GM 411, no. 147
6     B: Löbb
7     B: Fox
8     Klagenfurt cast in Winterthur
9     Lambros, cast in Winterthur
10     ✸ Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 15, 6 Apr. 2014, lot 485
11     CGT coll. = Saint Paul 13, 19 Nov. 2017, lot 345