RPC III, 2306B

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2306B
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Cibyra
Reign Uncertain
Obverse inscription ΘΕΑ ΡΩΜΗ
Obverse design draped and turreted bust of Roma, right
Reverse inscription ΚΙΒΥΡΑΤΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing facing, head left, holding cantharus and thyrsus; to left panther
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die as 2306A/1–2.
Note 'Time of Hadrian' (SNG Cop, presumably following I-B: see Roma/Ares).Thanks to specimen 2, the obverse legend is now correct. As 2306A is certainly struck with the same die, it seems that its legend was altered.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop SNG 273
2 2     Bucephalus Numismatics 4, 11 Mar. 2022, lot 530
3 3     ✸ Bucephalus Gold 7, 30 Sept. 2022, lot 753 = Leu EA 24, 3 Dec. 2022, lot 2186 = Leu EA 26, 9 July 2023, lot 2256