RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 20553)

 

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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 20553)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Mylasa
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip I (Augustus) ; Philip II (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ ΓΑΙΟΥϹ ΙΟΥΛΙΟΥϹ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥϹ (ϹΒ)
Obverse design confronted busts of Philip I, laureate and draped, r., and Philip II, laureate and draped, l.
Reverse inscription ΜΥΛΑϹƐⲰΝ
Reverse design Zeus Osogoa standing facing, holding trident on crab and eagle
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 14.55 g
Axis 6, 7, 8
Reference Akarca 102 corr.
Specimens 6
Note Akarca suggested the reading ΑΥ ΚΑ ΙΟΥ Ϲ ΙΟΥΛΙΟΥϹ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥϹ, but the Fonds Robert and the Berlin specimens, both of the same obv. die, clearly show that it should be ΑΥ Κ ΓΑΙΟΥϹ ΙΟΥΛΙΟΥϹ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥϹ. The legend could end in ϹΒ, as is the case on the London coin, of a different obv. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ L: 1979,0101.1893 SNG vA 2634
    B: 18225710, Rauch
    Mu SNG 375 = Akarca pl. XII, 102
    P-AIBL Fonds Robert 605
    CGT coll.
    Gorny & Mosch EA 271, 29 May 2020, lot 518