RPC II, 1218

 

Image of specimen #15

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1218
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Antioch ad Maeandrum
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Magistrate Ti Kl Aglaos Frougi (epimeletheis)
Obverse inscription ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟϹ ΓƐΡΜΑΝΙΚΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙΜƐΛΗ(ΘƐΝ) ΤΙ ΚΛ ΑΓΛΑΟΥ ΦΡΟΥΓΙ, ΑΝΤΙΟΧƐ
Reverse design Dionysus standing, l., leaning on columns, holding cantharus and thyrsus; to l., panther
Metal Bronze
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 7.52 g
Axis 12
Reference Cop 49
Specimens 15 (8 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2, 5–6: same obv. die. 3–4: same obv. die.
Note Aphrodisias finds nos. 332-4 are described as 'SNG Cop 49 or Mo.Gr. 9': in view of the rarity of 1217, it seems likely that they too are examples of this type; their reported weights (9.5 g, 7.4 g, 7.1 g) fits quite well, though 332 is perhaps more what might be expected for 1217.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B
2     B: Löbb
3     L: 1901,0601.80
4     P: 146
5     V: GR 33588
6     Mu
7     NY: 1971.230.27
8     Cop SNG 49
9     vA 2423
10     Aphrodisias finds = Aphrodisias p. 9, no. 331
11     Plankenhorn coll.
12     CGT coll.
13     CGT coll. (ex Leu Web 2, 3 Dec. 2017, lot 423)
14     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Savoca 17 Blue, 1 Mar. 2019, lot 1098)
15     ✸ Naumann 62, 4 Feb. 2018, lot 570