RPC II, 1223


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 1223
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Uncertain
Magistrate Flavius Myon (high priest epimeletheis)
Dating Late first century / early second century
Obverse inscription ΑΦΡΟ[ΔΕΙΣΙΕΩΝ]
Obverse design laureate bust of Demos (?), right
Reverse design temple with two columns enclosing cult statue of Aphrodite
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference MacDonald type 50 corr.
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note Comment in RPC I: "First letters of inscription are ΑΦΡΟ rather that ΔΗ, as given by MacDonald. There does not appear to be room on obv. for the word ΔΗΜΟΣ, but identification is likely enough in view of head with that of 1222."

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1920,0516.84
2 2     Numismad 2, 28 May 2022, lot 433