RPC II, 1375

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 1375
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Ancyra
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitia (Augusta)
Magistrate Asclepiades Diodotou (archon for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΔΟΜƐΤΙΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Domitia (queue), r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΑϹΚΛΗΠΙΑΔΟΥ ΔΙΟ ΑΡ ΤΟ Β ΑΝΚΥΡΑΝ(ΩΝ)
Reverse design cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus between two stags
Metal Brass
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 6.53 g
Axis 6
Specimens 7
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die.
Note A coin in P, with the same obv. die as 5, has been altered so that the rev. legend reads ΔΟΚΙΜΕΩΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ (P 985 = Wa 5955; see F1398). Presence of stags on such an early coin is surprising, see Fleischer, pp. 112-3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L BMC 19
2     P: 331 Wa 5634
3     B: 540/1900
4     Cop SNG 136
5     Lindgren I, A884C
6     RN 1891, p. 5, no. 19, pl. II, 19 (P. de Saxe-Coburg coll.)
7     CGT coll. (ex eBay Gitbud & Naumann, ex CNG EA 288, 10 Oct. 2012, lot 307)