RPC VII.1, 196.2

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 196.2
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 ΑΠΟΛΙΝΑΡΙΟΥ ΘΥΑΤƐΙΡΗΝΩ Κ 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 42 mm
Average weight 28.95 g
Axis 6
Reference Franke & Nollé 2350–1
Specimens 3
Die-links 4–5: same pair of dies. 4–5: same obv. die as 196.1/1–3.
Note On the rev., the last two Ns are retrograde.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
4     ✸ B: I-B LS p. 160, no. 33
5     Boston: 1960.1443
6     Istanbul Gökyıldırım 719