RPC II, 1284

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1284
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Laodicea ad Lycum
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitia (Augusta) ; Domitian (Augustus)
Magistrate Kornelios Dioskourides (without title)
Obverse inscription ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟϹ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟϹ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Domitian, r., facing draped bust of Domitia, l.
Reverse inscription ΔΙΑ ΚΡ ΔΙΟϹΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ ΛΑΟΔΙΚƐΩΝ, ƐΠΙΝƐΙΚΙΟϹ
Reverse design temple with four columns and frieze inscribed ƐΠΙΝƐΙΚΙΟϹ enclosing female figure holding sceptre and male figure in military dress holding spear; between them they hold a trophy
Metal Brass
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 15.13 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 185
Specimens 4
Die-links 1–4: same obv. die as 1283/1.
Note With ἑπινείκιος one should probably understand another word like πομπή or έορτή, equivalent to the Latin triumphus (Dräger p. 207)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1872,0709.314 BMC 185
2     B: I-B MG p. 404, no. 122
3     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 218
4     CGT coll. ex Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 10, 1 Dec. 2013, lot 301