RPC IX, 599

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 599
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Colophon
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Volusian (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur Athènaios (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΟΥΙΒ ΟΥΟΛΟΥϹΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡ ΑΥΡ ΑΘΗΝΑΙΟΥ ΚΟΛΟΦΩΝΙΩΝ
Reverse design half nude Homer seated r., holding an open scroll
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Milne 262
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 601/1–9, 602/1, 603/1, 762/1–2 (Neapolis ad Harpasum), 763/1–2 (Neapolis ad Harpasum).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1844,0425.1124 BMC 59, pl. VIII.15, rev. = Kraft p. 134, no. 137a
2 2     P: 342
3 3     B: I-B
4 4     NY: 1970.189.3
5 5     Gorny & Mosch 233, 6 Oct. 2015, lot 1944