RPC II, 1385


Image of specimen #8


Coin type
Volume II
Number 1385
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Iulia Gordus
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitia (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Domitia, r.
Reverse inscription [ΙΟ]ΥΛΙ(Ɛ)ΩΝ ΓΟΡΔΗΝΩΝ, ΜΠΡ
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., holding eagle and sceptre; below monogram ΜΠΡ
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 8 (1 in the core collections)
Note LS p. 85, no. 1: 'ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗ, Brustbild der Domitia rechtshin / ΙΟΥΛΙƐΩΝ ΓΟΡΔΗ, sitzender Zeus Nikephoros linkshin; im Abschnitt, ΜΠΡ'. This is presumably the same, although on the B coin Zeus seems to be holding an eagle rather than a Nike, and there seems to be no Ɛ in ΙΟΥΛΙƐΩΝ. Dräger p. 327, nos. 258-9 treats them as separate varieties.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Fox
2 2     Winterthur GrMW II, 3762 = KM p. 172, no. 2
3 3     LS p. 85, no. 1 (trade)
4 4     V-ON SNG Leypold 945
5 5     CGT coll.
6 6     CGT coll.
7 7     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Naville Live Auction 27, E. E. Clain Stefanelli coll., 27 Nov. 2016, lot 183)
8 8     ✸ H.I. coll.