RPC IX, 1461

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1461
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Aegeae
Reign Aemilian
Person (obv.) Aemilian (Augustus)
Issue Year ΘϘϹ = 299
Dating AD 253
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΑΙΜΙΛΙΟϹ ΑΙΜΙΛΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Aemilian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΙΓƐΑΙⲰΝ ΝƐⲰΚΟ, ΝΑΥΑΡΧΙϹ, ΘϘϹ
Reverse design nude Alexander(?) standing l., holding patera, spear and drapery; at feet, l., bull lying; at top, l., city gate with towers
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 13.33 g
Axis 7
Reference Haymann 230
Specimens 8
Die-links 1–7: same pair of dies. 1–7: same obv. die as 1462/1–7, 1463/1–5.
Note A similar rev. design was used at Tyre, depicting Kadmos in front of Thebes; see https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/3989, https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/3994 and https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/4170, and Haymann, pp. 196-8, for a full discussion.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 118 Wa 4087 = SNG 2380
2     CNG MBS 57, 4 Apr. 2001, lot 826
3     ✸ Künker 216, 8 dec. 2012, lot 1221
4     Künker 236, 7 Oct. 2013, lot 1177
5     Lanz 92, 4 June 1999, lot 1081 = Finarte 995, 26 Nov. 1996, lot 1246
6     SNG Levante 1788 = CNG EA 106, 19 Jan. 2005, lot 123
7     Peus 366, 25 Oct. 2000, lot 941
8     CNG 106, 19 Jan. 2005, lot 123