RPC VII.1, 246

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 246
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Gordian III
Magistrate Iul Sul Hermophilos (first archon)
Obverse inscription ΑϹΙΑϹ ΛΥΔΙΑϹ ƐΛΛΑΔΟϹ Α ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΙϹ ϹΑΡΔΙϹ
Obverse design turreted, veiled and draped bust of the Tyche of Sardis, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΙΟΥΛ ϹΟΥΛ ƐΡΜΟΦΙΛΟΥ ΑΡΧ Α Τ Β ƐΡΜΟϹ ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ [Β] ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design river god Hermos sitting l., holding reed and resting on water urn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 39 mm
Average weight 27.97 g
Axis 6
Specimens 2
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 244/1–4, 245/1–6, RPC VIII 1292/1–2, 4–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Löbb
2     ✸ P: 1314