RPC I, 3155

 

Image of specimen #36

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3155
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Sebaste
Reign Nero
Person (obv.) Nero (Augustus)
Magistrate Ioulios Dionysios (without title)
Dating c.AD 55
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ
Obverse design draped bust of Nero, r.
Reverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗΝΩΝ ΙΟΥΛΙΟΣ ΔΙΟΝΥΣΙΟΣ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., with eagle and sceptre
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.70 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 23, Cop 678
Specimens 37
Note The coins can, like 3156, be divided into two groups: one (e.g., BMC 23–5) has ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ and a wider bust and head, with Σ in the rev. legend; the other (e.g., BMC 26–8) has ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟϹ with a narrower head, and Ϲ on the rev.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 25
2     L BMC 26
3     L BMC 23
4     L BMC 24
5     L BMC 27
6     L BMC 28
7     L: 1979,0101.2311 ex vA 3951
8     P: 1918 Wa 6476
9     P: 1919 Wa 6477
10     P: 1920 Wa 6478
11     P: 1916
12     P: de Ricci
13     Cop SNG 678
14     Cop SNG 679
15     Cop SNG 680
16     B: I-B
17     B: I-B KM 287, no. 2
18     B: I-B KM 287, no. 3
19     B: Löbb
20     B: Löbb
21     B: Fox
22     B: 763/1920
23     C: Leake Suppl.
24     C: Leake Suppl.
25     C: Leake Suppl.
26     V: GR 27628
27     V: GR 30843
28     V: GR 30092
29     Mu: 1a
30     Mu: 3
31     Mu: 3a
32     Lindgren A1028A
33     Weber 7174
34     MünzZentrum 100, 2 Mar. 1999, lot 205
35     Naumann 69, 2 Sept. 2018, lot 266
36     ✸ CNG Triton XXIV, 19 Jan. 2021, lot 138 (ex Gorny & Mosch 160, 9 Oct. 2007, lot 1942)
37     Münster: M 1276