RPC I, 3713

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3713
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Corycus
Reign Antiochus IV of Commagene
Person (obv.) Iotape (queen)
Obverse inscription ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΑ ΙΟΤΑΠΗ
Obverse design veiled head of Iotape, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΩΡΥΚΙΩΤ[
Reverse design Apollo firing bow, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 5.58 g
Axis 12
Reference Kovacs 273
Specimens 3
Note The nominative case and the letter form Σ are unexpected, but there seems no particular reason to doubt the coin's authenticity.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Levante 806 = CNG MBS 64, 24 Sept. 2003, lot 735
2     Elaiussa Sebasté = A. Polosa, Une monnaie de Iotapé de Commagène provenant des fouilles d’Elaiussa Sebasté (Cilicie), in G. Moucharte et al. ed., Liber Amicorum Tony Hackens (Louvain-la-Neuve, 2007), pp. 453–61.
3     ✸ Numismatic Naumann 93, 6 Sept. 2020, lot 323