RPC II, 1018

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1018
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Magistrate Lucius Mestrius Florus (proconsul)
Dating c.AD 87/8
Obverse inscription ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟϹ ΓƐΡΜΑΝΙΚΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, r. (drapery on l. shoulder)
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ Λ ΜƐϹΤΡΙΟΥ ΦΛΩΡΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ, ΖΜΥΡ
Reverse design Smyrna seated, l., holding up small temple and with double axe
Metal Brass
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 12.53 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Klose XXXVIII B, C; Stumpf 412
Specimens 9 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die.
Note Another specimen seems to have only the legend ΖΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ[ ] around the type: Münster University (= Klose XXXVIII C).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1979,0101.1779 vA 7998
2 –7     see Klose
8     ✸ A. Tricarico coll.
9     Münster: M 1149