RPC II, 360

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 360
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Sestus
Reign Uncertain
Dating Flavian period?
Obverse inscription ΙΕΡΑ ϹΥΝΚΛΗΤΟϹ
Obverse design bust of the Senate, r.
Reverse inscription ϹΗϹΤΙⲰΝ
Reverse design lyre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 13
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)
Note M. Fox, 'Two numismatic puzzles from 1st century Sestus' in B. Ciupercă ed., Archaeology of the first millennium A.D. IV. Nomads and the autochtonous in the first millennium A.D. (Istros, 2015), pp. 36-8, suggests that this issue was minted during the civil war period of AD 68-9 and updates the catalogue.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 13
2 2     P: 1914
3 3     CGT coll. (ex Kairos 8, 19 Aug. 2018, lot 575)
4 4     Savoca 16th blue auction, 9–10 Feb. 2019, lot 638
5 5     CGT coll. (ex Savoca 15 Blue, 20 Jan. 2019, lot 1010)
6 6     CGT coll.
7 7     ✸ Naumann 85, 5 Jan. 2020, lot 247
8 8     Numismatic Naumann 103, 6 June 2021, lot 375