RPC IX, 737

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 737
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Blaundus
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Trebonianus Gallus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur Papias Ermo— (first archon)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Γ Ο ΤΡ ΓΑΛΛΟϹ Ϲ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallus, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΛΑΥΝΔƐΩΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟ, ΑΡΧ Α ΑΥ ΠΑΠΙΟΥ
Reverse design nude Heracles standing r., lion skin on l. arm, holding club, seizing by the mane a lion seated r., fore-paw raised; he plants his l. knee on the lion’s back
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 21.64 g
Axis 6
Reference BMC 90
Specimens 5
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 735/1–2. 1–5: same rev. die as 738/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1867,1227.7 BMC 90
2     ✸ P: 206 Wa 4927
3     Winterthur: 3723
4     Bankhaus Aufhäuser 9, 7–9 Oct. 1992, lot 430
5     CNG EA 154, 13 Dec. 2006, lot 120 = Baldwin’s 47, 25 Sept. 2006, lot 139