RPC IX, 835


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 835
Province Phrygia-Caria
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Metropolis
Reign Trajan Decius
Obverse inscription ΙΕΡΑ ΒΟΥΛΗ
Obverse design veiled and draped bust of the Boule, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ, ΦΡΥ
Reverse design Mên, crescent behind, standing right, foot on bull head, holding sceptre and pine cone
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 1, Martin, Demos Metropolis 3
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same rev. die as 834/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1853,0512.130 BMC 1, pl. XXXIX.1
2 2     B: IB KM p. 277, no 2.