RPC VII.1, 228

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 228
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Saitta
Reign Gordian III
Magistrate Aurelius Aelius Attalianos (first archon for the second time and son of an asiarch of equestrian rank)
Obverse inscription ΙΕΡΑ ϹΥΝΚΛΗΤΟϹ
Obverse design draped bust of the Senate, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΥΡ ΑΙΛ ΑΤΤΑΛΙΑΝΟΥ ΥΟΥ ΙΠ ΑϹΙ ΑΡΧ Α ΤΟ Β ϹΑΙΤΤΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Cybele seated, left, holding patera and resting arm on tympanum; at her feet, lion
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 229/1, RPC VIII 1100/1–2 (Thyatira), RPC VIII 1367/1, RPC VIII 1539/1 (Laodicea ad Lycum).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: HPB,p138.7.A BMC 22
2 2     Boston: 64.2168