RPC VII.1, 284

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 284
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Cyme
Reign Gordian III
Magistrate Aurelius Sympheron II (strategos for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΙΕΡΑ ϹΥΝΚΛΗΤΟϹ
Obverse design draped bust of the Senate, right
Reverse inscription Ε ϹΥΝΦΕΡΟΝΤΟϹ ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 5, 6, 12
Specimens 12 (8 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies. 7–8: same pair of dies. 9–10: same pair of dies. 1–6: same obv. die as 282.1/1–6, 282.2/7–8, 10, 283/1, 285.2/8–9, 12, 15, RPC X 1561/2. 7–8: same obv. die as 282.2/9. 9–10: same obv. die as 283/2–4, 285.2/10–11, 13–14, RPC VIII 1049/1–17 (Smyrna), RPC VIII 1050/1, 3–16, 18–22 (Smyrna), RPC VIII 1051/1–3 (Smyrna), RPC VIII 1058/1–5 (Temnus), RPC VIII 1065/1–15 (Temnus), RPC VIII 1098/1–6, 8–11 (Hyrcanis). 1–10: same rev. die as 281/1–10, 282.1/1–4, 6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1906,1103.2625
2 2     Mu SNG 522
3 3     V-ON SNG Leypold I, 519
4 4     Schulten Mar. 1990, lot 871
5 5     P: 189
6 6     P: 190
7 7     O
8 8     V: GR 16809
9 9     Cop SNG 126
10 10     ✸ B: 599/1894
11 11     A. Laud coll.
12 12     CGT coll.