RPC IX, 736


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 736
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Blaundus
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Trebonianus Gallus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Papias, son of Hermo— (strategos and first archon)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Γ Ο Τ ΓΑΛΛΟϹ Ϲ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Trebonianus Gallus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallus, right, seen from front, left arm of cuirass raised
Reverse design Apollo-Mên on horseback, right, holding patera, carrying double axe over shoulder, horse being led by Hermes standing left, holding caduceus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 91
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 738/1–2, 745/1–3. 1–3: same rev. die as 735/1–2.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1840,1224.393 BMC 91
2 2     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1968 SNG vA 8222 = Kraft p. 158, no. 38, pl. 53
3 3     J. Hirsch 13, 15 May 1905, lot 4048 (Rhousopoulos)
4 4     CGT coll. (ex London Coin Galleries 4, 4 June 2017, lot 782)