RPC III, 2422C


Image of specimen #7


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2422C
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Maeonia
Reign Trajan
Magistrate Claudius Rufus (strategos)
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bearded head of Heracles, left
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΡΟΥΦΟΥ ΜΑΙΟΝΩΝ
Reverse design Omphale walking right, wearing lion skin and holding club over her left shoulder
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1305 ('nom obscur')
Specimens 7 (2 in the core collections)
Note 2422A-D are all signed by the strategos Cl. Rufus, who does not appear on any coins with an imperial portrait, but the coins are assigned to this period 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     P: 588
2 2     B: oN
3 3     V-ON SNG Leypold 1056.1
4 4     Pecunem 18, 1 June 2014, lot 427
5 5     CGT coll., ex eBay Lanz
6 6     R. Aquistapace coll.
7 7     ✸ Numismatik Naumann 128, 7 May 2023, lot 495