RPC IX, 491

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 491
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Uncertain
Issue Style 3 (Gallus and/or Valerian)
Obverse inscription CO ALEX TRO
Obverse design draped bust of Tyche, r.; behind her, vexillum inscribed CO AV
Reverse inscription COL AV TROA
Reverse design in centre; herdsman (Ordes) advancing l., raising arm, carrying pedum; to l., cult statue of Apollo Smintheus standing base, r., with quiver on shoulder, holding bow and patera; to r., bull(?) jumping, r., head, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 5.32 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference Bellinger A480
Specimens 12 (6 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2, 4–7, 9–10: same pair of dies. 1–2, 4–7, 9–10: same obv. die as 507/1–3, 512/1–2. 1–7, 9–10: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1844,1025.109 BMC 41
2     P: 214
3     B: Fox
4     B: I-B
5     B: Knobelsdorf
6     O
7     Çanakkale: 1488 SNG 486
8     Çanakkale: 3766 SNG 487
9     Stockholm SNG 2162
10     MünzZentrum 63, 13 Apr. 1988, lot 1279
11     CGT coll.
12     R. Hoppensteadt coll.