RPC IV.2, 1180 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1180 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Bagis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Crispina (Augusta)
Magistrate Apollodoros (stephanephoros (and hiereus?) for the second time)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus or sole ruler
Dating 178–180
Obverse inscription ΚΡΙϹΠΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ (Ρ shaped as Ϸ)
Obverse design draped bust of Crispina, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΠοΛΛοΔΩ Τ Β ϹΤΕΦ ΒΑΓΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing, facing, head, left, wearing wreath, holding cantharus over panther and long filleted thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 120, BMC 23–4, Cop 47
Specimens 10 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 23, pl. IV.7 GRPCL Bagis (Bageis) 62
2 2     L: BMC 24 GRPCL Bagis (Bageis) 61 (not illustrated)
3 3     P: 119 Hochard 120a, pl. 7
4 4     B: B-I
5 5     Leake 1325, Asiatic Greece, p. 31.5, worn, authenticity doubtful: cast?
6 6     Cop: 47
7 7     NY: 1944.100.48890 Hochard 120d, pl. 7
8 8     Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland 15 (21/10/2004), coll. J.-P. Righetti, 718 = GRPCL Bagis (Bageis) 63, perhaps with additional reverse legend variation
9 9     Gorny 62 (20/04/1993), 509
10 10     Nomos Obolos 6 (20/11/2016), 640, both sides with traces of tooling