RPC I, 3731

 

Image of specimen #34

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 3731
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Olba
Reign Tiberius
Person (obv.) Tiberius (Augustus)
Magistrate Ajax (high priest and toparch)
Issue Year 5
Dating 14/15/16/17
Obverse inscription ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Tiberius, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΕΝΝΑΤΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΛΑΛΑΣΣΕΩΝ, ΑΡΧΙΕΡΕΩΣ ΑΙΑΝΤΟΣ ΤΟΠΑΡΧΟΥ ΕΠΙ ΔΙΟΔΩ, ΕΤ Ε
Reverse design thunderbolt
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 11.59 g
Axis 8, 9
Reference Staffieri 18–23
Specimens 34
Note On one die (vA 5790) the rev. legend reads ΑΡΧΙΕΡΕΩΣ ΑΙΑΝΤΟΣ ΤΕΥΚΡΟΥ ΤΕΥΚΡΟΥ ΤΟΠΑΡΧΟΥ: this is presumably just a die engraver's mistake (pace Staffieri, p. 32, n. 3).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1961,0301.396
2     L BMC 12
3     L BMC 13
4     L BMC 14
5     L BMC 15
6     L BMC 16
7     L BMC 17
8     L: 1979,0101.2616 vA 5790
9     L: 1961,0301.397
10     V: GR 27974
11     Mu
12     Mu
13     Mu
14     O
15     O
16     O
17     O
18     P: 857
19     P: 858
20     P: 859
21     P: 860
22     P: 861
23     P: de Ricci
24     P: de Ricci
25     P: de Ricci
26     P: de Ricci
27     Cop SNG 193
28     Cop SNG 194
29     Levante 637 = CNG MBS 64, 24 Sept. 2003, lot 672
30     Levante 638 = CNG EA 90, 26 May 2004, lot 247
31     Levante 639
32     Freiburg: 12095
33     Freiburg: 12096
34     ✸ Peus 410-411, 31 Oct. 2013, lot 727