RPC IX, 748

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 748
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Blaundus
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Magistrate Aurelius Papias, son of Hermo— (strategos and first archon)
Obverse inscription ΔΗΜΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of the Demos (youthful), right
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡ ΑΥ ΠΑΠΙΑ ΕΡ ΙΠΠΟΥΡΙΟϹ
Reverse design river god (Hippourios) reclining left, holding reed and cornucopia, resting on water urn; behind the water urn, fish swimming downwards
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 52
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same rev. die as 749/1–8, 750/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1839,0219.451 BMC 52
2 2     ✸ P: 169
3 3     Cop SNG 80
4 4     CGT coll. = Naumann 52, lot 970 = ex Plankenhorn coll.
5 5     N&N London EA 39, 4 Nov. 2023, lot 630