RPC III, 2422B


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2422B
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Maeonia
Reign Trajan
Magistrate Claudius Rufus (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΖΕΥϹ ΟΛΥΜΠΙΟϹ
Obverse design head of Zeus Olympios wearing taenia, left; traces of drapery (?)
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ (ΚΛ) ΡΟΥΦΟΥ ΜΑΙΟΝΩΝ
Reverse design helmeted Roma seated on cuirass and shield, left, holding Nike and parazonium
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Hochard 1283
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note 2422A-D are all signed by the strategos Claudius Rufus, who does not appear on any coins with an imperial portrait, but the coins are assigned here on general stylistic grounds. 2422E-F have no magistrate's name but are similar to 2422A-B.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 11, Pl. XIII.9
4 4     ✸ CGT coll., ex Lars Rutten