RPC II, 1311

 

Image of specimen #13

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1311
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Vespasian
Person (obv.) Vespasian (Augustus)
Magistrate T Fl Eisigonos (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ ΚΑΙϹ ΟΥƐϹΠΑϹΙΑΝΩ
Obverse design laureate head of Vespasian, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ (Τ) ΦΛ ƐΙϹΙΓΟΝΟΥ ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Pluto and Persephone in quadriga, r.
Metal Bronze
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 11.75 g
Axis 6
Reference Cop 525
Specimens 15
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die.
Note Legends are usually poorly preserved and differently arranged, making their full reconstruction difficult. ƐΠΙ Τ ΦΛ is clear on 3, ƐΠΙ ΦΛ on 1 and 5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1218 Wa 5246
2     L: 1970,0909.100
3     V: GR 37011
4     Cop SNG 525
5     B: I-B LS p. 138, no. 11
6     Mu
7 –8     Sardis excavations = Johnston, Sardis 277
9     Christiansen
10     Mabbott 1908 ('Hierapolis': see W. Weiser, EA 20, 1992, p. 121)
11     M. Fox coll
12     A. Tricarico coll.
13     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 212, 5 Mar. 2013, lot 2445
14     Naumann 85, 5 Jan. 2020, lot 292
15     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Savoca 85 Blue, 19 Sept. 2020, lot 1134)