RPC IX, 738


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 738
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 nude Heracles standing right, lion skin on left arm, holding club, seizing by the mane a lion seated right, fore-paw raised; he plants his left knee on the lion’s back
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 736/1–3, 745/1–3. 1–2: same rev. die as 737/1–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 36072 Egger 46, 11 May 1914 (Prowe III), lot 1444
2 2     Sternberg 12, 18 Nov. 1982, lot 761