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)
Nominative Imperatori Gaii (sic) Iulii Philippi Augusti
Obverse design confronted busts of Philip I, laureate and draped, right, and Philip II, laureate and draped, left
Reverse inscription ΜΥΛΑϹΕωΝ
Reverse design Zeus Osogōllis standing facing, holding trident on crab and eagle
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6, 7, 8
Reference Akarca 102 corr.
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)
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 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