RPC IX, 446

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 446
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Volusian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP C VIBI AFINI OLVSSIANV
Nominative Imperator Caesar Vibius Afinius Volusianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROA
Reverse design nude Apollo standing with foot on omphalos(?), l., leaning forward, resting elbow on knee, holding branch (over raven)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 5.93 g
Axis 5, 6, 11
Reference Bellinger A418
Specimens 7
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies. 1–6: same obv. die as 444/1, 445/1–7, 447/1–2, 4, 449/1–2, 451/1–2, 452/1, 454/1–3, 5, 7, 11–15, 456/1–2, 458/1–3, 459/1–3, 463/1, 465/1–2, 466/1–3. 1–6: same rev. die as 479/1, 3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 415 Bellinger A418, pl. 23
2     B: 1420/1905
3     V: GR 31769 J. Hirsch 13, 15 May 1905, lot 3407 (Rhousopoulos)
4     Athena 1, 8 Oct. 1987, lot 288
5     CGT coll. ex Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 32, 7 June 2015, lot 304
6     Solidus, EA 6, 19 July 2015, lot 199
7     CGT coll.