RPC IX, 432

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 432
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Trebonianus Gallus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C VIBI TRIBO GALLVS AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription AVG, TROADA
Reverse design the decurions of Alexandria in session: nine men seated in a semicircle wearing togas (the two outer ones on curule chairs, the two central ones holding short staffs); beneath, ALEXAND inscribed on the upper step, decoration on the lower
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 5.83 g
Axis 5, 12
Reference Bellinger A409
Specimens 13
Die-links 2–4: same pair of dies. 1–13: same obv. die as 433/1–6.
Note On the interpretation of the rev., see A. Bellinger, ‘The Late Bronze of Alexandria Troas’, MN 8 (1958), pp. 36-8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1844,0425.514a BMC 145, pl. VI.7, rev.
2     P: 407 Bellinger A409, pl. 23
3     B: B-I
4     ✸ B: 18265746, Fox
5     O
6     V: GR 16676
7     V: GR 31768 J. Hirsch 13, 15 May 1905, lot 3406 (Rhousopoulos)
8     Çanakkale: 1648 SNG 276
9     Gorny & Mosch 118, 15 Oct. 2002, lot 1738
10     Gorny & Mosch 204, 5 Mar. 2012, lot 1749
11     Gorny 96, 7 June 1999, lot 342
12     Hauck & Aufhäuser 21, 17 Mar. 2009, lot 449
13     R. Hoppensteadt coll.