RPC VII.1, 196.1

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 196.1
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Thyatira
Region Lydia
City Thyatira
Reign Gordian III
Magistrate T Fab Alfenus Apollinarios (strategos)
Alliance with Smyrna
Obverse inscription ΙƐΡΑ ϹΥΝΚΛΗΤΟϹ
Obverse design draped bust of the Senate, r.
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡ Τ ΦΑΒ ΑΛΦΗ ΑΠΟΛΙΝΑΡΙΟ ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ ΘΥΑΤƐΙΡΗΝΩ(Ν) ΚΑΙ ϹΜΥΡΝ
Reverse design Tyche of Thyatira and Amazon Smyrna standing facing each other; between them, altar; Tyche holding figure of Apollo Tyrimnacos and sceptre, Amazon holding figures of the two Nemeses, double axe, pelta and chlamys
Metal Æ
Average diameter 40 mm
Average weight 27.29 g
Axis 6
Reference Franke & Nollé 2349, 2352
Specimens 3
Die-links 2–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 196.2/4–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Handel Beckenbauer
2     L: 1882,0605.24 BMC 151
3     ✸ Goethe Universität: 167b Galerie 1, 1970, lot 70