RPC II, 980A

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume II
Number 980A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Temnus
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Magistrate Dionysodoros Hagnos philopatris (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΔΙΟΝΥϹΟΔΟΡΟΥ ΑΓΝΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΡΙΔΟϹ ϹΤ[ ], ΤΗΜΝΙ
Reverse design Dionysus standing, l., with cantharus and thyrsus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 3.81 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Specimens 8
Note A new and hitherto missing (for Temnus) denomination between the larger coins for Titus (RPC II, 980) and the smaller for Julia (RPC II, 981). A head of Dionysus appears on earlier coins, in the name of Asinius Gallus under Augustus (RPC I, 2447). Specimen 3 allows for a corrected reading of rev. legend.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Private coll., eBay 17 Mar. 2007
2     A. Tricarico coll.
3     ✸ CGT coll. = Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 37, 1 Nov. 2015, lot 468
4     CGT coll. (ex G. Rohde)
5     CGT coll. = Savoca 92 Blue, 19 Dec. 2020, lot 1199
6     CGT coll. = Savoca 92 Blue, 19 Dec. 2020, lot 1200
7     Nomos obolos 20, 3 Oct. 2021, lot 331 (ex Antioch Associates MBS 44, 7 April 2003)
8     A. Tricarico coll. (ex Savoca 117th Blue Auction, 13 Nov. 2021, lot 593)