RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 60652)


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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 60652)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Aegeae
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Valerian (Augustus)
Issue Year T
Dating AD 253/4
Obverse design draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian, right, wearing priestly diadem, seen from rear; in front, staff of Asclepius
Reverse inscription ΑΙΓΕωΝ ΝΕ ΝΑ
Reverse design Medusa head in center of Zodiac, in interstices of which letters
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 1, 6, 7
Reference Haymann 239
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)
Note Although the type is undated, it shares its obv. die with coins dated to year 300 (Τ).  Haymann regarded that 'das letzte Ν ist wahrscheinlich in Μ(ΑΚƐΔΟΝΙΚΗϹ) zu verbessern', but this seems implausible. It seems more likely that ΝƐ ΝΑ stands for ΝƐΩΚΟ ΝΑΥΑΡΧΙϹ, as is found on other coins.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ B: 18234460, Fox
    NY: 1973.191.105
    Ankara: 240-1 M. Arslan, Kilikia Aigeai Darpli Uc Unik', Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi 2006 Yilligi (2007, pp. 127-42, no. 3)
    Gorny & Mosch EA 304, 10 Apr. 2024, lot 192
    Künker 115, 25 Sept. 2006, lot 733, Haymann 239.1
    Roma Numismatics XXIII, 24 Mar. 2022, lot 534 = Roma Numismatics XXVIII, 5–6 July 2023, lot 455