RPC IX, 749

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 749
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Blaundus
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Magistrate Aur Papias Ermo— (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΔΗΜΟϹ ΒΛΑΥΝΔƐΩΝ
Obverse design laureate head of the Demos (youthful), r.
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡ ΑΥ ΠΑΠΙΑ ƐΡ ΙΠΠΟΥΡΙΟϹ
Reverse design river god (Hippourios) reclining l., holding reed and cornucopia, resting on water urn; behind the water urn, fish swimming downwards
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 6.86 g
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference BMC 51
Specimens 8
Die-links 1–4, 6, 8: same pair of dies. 5, 7: same pair of dies. 5, 7: same obv. die as 733/1–8. 1–8: same rev. die as 748/1–4, 750/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1853,0512.108 BMC 51
2     ✸ P: 165 Wa 4913
3     B: Löbb
4     Mu SNG 83
5     Harvard: 1983.56.55
6     HI coll.
7     M&M GmbH 15, 21 Oct. 2004, lot 724 (Righetti)
8     CGT coll. = Naumann 52, lot 970 = ex Plankenhorn coll.