RPC II, 1263

 

Image of specimen #15

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1263
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Cibyra
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Magistrate Claudius Bias (high priest)
Obverse inscription ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙ ϹΕΒΑΥΟϹ (sic)
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧΙΕΡΕΩϹ ΚΛΑΥ ΒΙΑΝΤΟϹ, ΚΙ-ΒΥ
Reverse design Dionysus standing, left, holding cantharus and thyrsus; to left, panther
Metal leaded bronze
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 41; Cop 283
Specimens 18 (9 in the core collections)
Die-links 2–3, 6–7: same rev. die.
Note Coins 1-12 seem to be from the same obv. die with a reverse N in Domitian's name and curious misspelling of the word Σεβαστός.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1979,0101.2176 vA 3728
2 2     L BMC 42
3 3     L BMC 41
4 4     P: 720 Wa 5826
5 5     B: Löbb.
6 6     B: I-B
7 7     NY: 1970.142.569
8 8     O
9 9     Cop SNG 283
10 10     Princeton
11 11     Plankenhorn coll.
12 12     Berliner Blätter für Münz-, Siegel- und Wappenkunde 1, 1863, p. 263, no. 12 (Rauch coll.)
13 13     CGT coll. (ex G. Rohde)
14 14     CGT coll. = Guttus 11, 19 Oct. 2015, lot 96
15 15     ✸ Numismatik Naumann 78, 2 June 2019, lot 572
16 16     A. Tricarico coll.
17 17     Leu Numismatik EA 24, 3 Dec. 2022, lot 1971
18 18     Savoca 157th Blue, 25 Feb. 2023, lot 596