RPC IX, 859


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 859
Province Phrygia-Caria
Subprovince Conventus of Synnada
Region Phrygia
City Cadi
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Trebonianus Gallus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Charidemos, son of Gaianus (first archon for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΟΥΙ ΓΑΛΛΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Gallus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΥΡ ΧΑΡΙΔΗΜΟΥ ΓΑΙΑΝΟΥ ΑΡΧ Α, ΤΟ Β, ΚΑΔΟΗΝΩΝ (the last two Ν are retrograde)
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing facing, with supports, between two stags
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference BMC 47
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies.
Note Https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/24223 and https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/23528 seems to be casts of https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/17386 (unless they are all casts of an original specimen)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: HPB,p142.3.G BMC 47, pl. XV.7, rev.
2 2     ✸ P: 655 Wa 5794
3 3     B: I-B
4 4     Schulman NY, 6 June 1969 (Mabbott coll.), lot 1891 = CNA MBS 22, 2 Sept. 1992, lot 5604
5 5     Leu EA 24, 3 Dec. 2022, lot 1962