RPC IV.2, 2059 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2059 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Hierapolis
Reign Uncertain
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Second or early third century AD
Dating c. 100–218
Obverse inscription ΙΕΡΑΠΟΛΙϹ
Obverse design turreted and draped bust of the Tyche of Hierapolis, right
Reverse inscription
Reverse design nude Heracles standing, right, resting arm on club covered with lion skin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Reference L. Weber, NC 1913, 24, XIII, no. 1, GRMK 152, no. 4
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: B-I GRMK 152, no. 4, pl. VI.15 = L. Weber, NC 1913, 24, XIII, no. 1, pl. II.30
2 2     V-ON Leypold II, no. 1570, authenticity doubtful: forgery?