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
Nominative Imperator Caesar Vibius Trebonianus Gallus Augustus
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 21 mm
Axis 5, 6, 12
Reference Bellinger A409
Specimens 16 (7 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1844,0425.514a BMC 145, pl. VI.7, rev.
2 2     P: 407 Bellinger A409, pl. 23
3 3     B: B-I
4 4     ✸ B: 18265746, Fox
5 5     O
6 6     V: GR 16676
7 7     V: GR 31768 J. Hirsch 13, 15 May 1905, lot 3406 (Rhousopoulos)
8 8     Çanakkale: 1648 SNG 276
9 9     Gorny & Mosch 118, 15 Oct. 2002, lot 1738
10 10     Gorny & Mosch 204, 5 Mar. 2012, lot 1749
11 11     Gorny 96, 7 June 1999, lot 342
12 12     Hauck & Aufhäuser 21, 17 Mar. 2009, lot 449
13 13     R. Hoppensteadt coll.
14 14     Roma EA 40, 28 Oct. 2017, lot 429 = Naumann 94, 4 Oct. 2020, lot 308
15 15     Naumann 49, 8 Jan. 2017, lot 388
16 16     Naumann 54, 4 June 2017, lot 266