RPC VI, 30563 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 30563 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Cyme
Reign Uncertain
Obverse inscription
Obverse design draped bust of Sarapis, right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design eagle standing right on line, wings closed
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 15 mm
Axis 6
Reference Puglisi 88 (Valerian and Gallienus)
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Note The relatively good style of the eagle suggests that the type may date from a period earlier than Valerian and Gallienus. M. Spoerri has pointed out the similar obverse at Smyrna (https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/56658), which has been attributed to the period of RPC VI..

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ Münzen und Medaillen Deutschland 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 201
    C: CM.LK.1588-R
    CGT coll. = Pecunem 27, 4 Jan. 2015, lot 422
    P Wa 1284
    Gorny & Mosch 247, 10 Mar. 2017, lot 4427