RPC VI, 30388 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 30388 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of the Cyclades
Region Cyclades
City Minoa
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Julia Maesa (Augusta)
Magistrate Titus Flavius Terpnos (archon)
Obverse inscription ΙΟΥΛΙΑ ΜΑΙϹΑ ϹΕΒΑ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Julia Maesa, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Τ ΦΔ(sic) ΤΕΡΠΝΟΥ ΜΙΝΟΗΤΩΝ ΑΡΧ
Reverse design Apollo standing facing, head right, holding lyre and plectrum
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference Liampi, Amorgos 45 corr. (Erginus, following Münsterberg)
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)
Note Although the die does seem to have ΦΔ, this is presumably an error for ΦΛ. The name Terpnos is attested at Amorgos (see LGPN = SEG 26.1023 )

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 9 = Liampi, Amorgos 45b
2 2     ✸ P: 22 Wa 1853 (as Julia Mamaea) = Liampi, Amorgos 45a
3 3     C Leake 2044
4 4     Mu: 35 SNG 629 = Schultz, Magnesia 231 = Howgego, NC 141, 1981, 149 (under Magnesia ad Meandrum)
5 5     Kelly Ramage Coll.