RPC VI, 4512 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4512 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Hypaepa
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur. Dionysios (strategos) ; Aur. Charixenos (strategos)
Alliance with Sardis
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΥΠΑΙΠΗΝΩΝ ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ ƐΠΙ ΑΥΡ ΔΙΟΝΥϹΙΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΥΡ ΧΑΡΙΞƐΝΟΥ ϹΤΡΑΤ[ ]
Reverse design Kore standing facing, head l., holding poppy and corn-ear, and Artemis Anaïtis standing facing, head r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 17.43 g
Axis 6
Reference SNG München 552 (Sardis), Franke-Nollé 1863 (as Caracalla, Sardis), GRPCL Sardis 594 corr., Hochard 2050b (Sardis) corr.
Specimens 4
Note formerly attributed to Sardis, but the names of the magistrates can now be read, and belong to Hypaepa, with which the coins share an obverse die. Hochard 2050a

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu SNG 552 = Kraft 30, 12b.1 = Hochard 2050b (Sardis and Ephesus) corr.
2     Budapest Franke-Nollé 1863 (as Caracalla)
3     ✸ CGT coll. = Naville 53, 3 Nov. 2019, lot 201 ex E.E. Clain-Stefanelli coll.
4     GRPCL Sardes 594 ('ΕΠΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟΥ ...')