RPC III, 2544A


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2544A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Saitta
Reign Hadrian
Magistrate Oktabi. Kinbros (archon)
Obverse inscription ΖΕΥϹ ΠΑΤΡΙΟϹ
Obverse design Βust of Zeus Patrios, wearing taenia, r.
Reverse design Mên standing l. holding pine cone on his r. hand, l. resting on staff
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 9.13 g
Axis 6
Specimens 6
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die.
Note This type was previously RPC IV, temporary number 1404. The die link with RPC 2543B, pointed out by P. Thonemann, suggests that all the coins of Octavius Cimber are Hadrianic. He has also pointed out that Cimber appears on a Saittan inscription of AD 120/1 (TAM V 1, 103).
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 5
2     Yale PRF Coll.
3     vA 3521 ('Bruzus')
4     P: 1045
5     CNG 33 (15/03/1995), 1244 = CNG 47 (16/09/1998), 893
6     ✸ K.K.coll.