RPC IX, 744


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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 744
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Blaundus
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Volusian (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Papias, son of Hermo— (strategos and first archon)
Obverse inscription Α Κ ΟΥΟΛΟΥϹϹΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Volusianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡ Α ΑΥ ΠΑΠΙΑ ΕΡ, ΒΛΑΥΝΔΕΩΝ, ΜΑ
Reverse design Apollo-Mên on horseback, right, carrying double axe over shoulder
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Cop 100
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 740/1–3, 741/1–3, 746/1–2, 747/1–4.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 209 Wa 4928
2 2     B: I-B
3 3     Cop SNG 100
4 4     CGT coll. = Biga EA 7, 6 Dec 2021, lot 589