RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 20254)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 20254)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip I (Augustus)
Magistrate Publius Cor(nelius) Acyla (first archon)
Issue Second issue
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΙΟΥΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Imperator Marcus Iulius Philippus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠ Π ΚΟΡ ΑΚΥΛΑ ΑΡΧ Α, ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ, ΖΕΥϹ ΛΥΔΙΟ (on pedestal)
Reverse design sacrificial scene with central lighted altar, four bull's heads appearing amid the flames; at l., Heracles holding club leading humped bull to altar; at r., statue of Zeus Lydios holding patera and sceptre standing on inscribed altar, beneath tree
Metal Æ
Average diameter 50 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ Boston: 1972.389 Price & Trell p. 138, fig. 245 = R. E. Hecht, 'Some Greek imperial coins in my collection', NC 1968, p. 29, no. 6