RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 60852)

 

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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 60852)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Clazomenae
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Valerian (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Aurelius Dionysios (strategos)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Π ΛΙ ΟΥΑΛΕΡΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΤ ΑΥ ΔΙΟΝΥϹΙΟΥ ΚΛΑΖΟ/Μ-ΕΝ-ΙΩΝ
Reverse design naked warrior armed with spear, sword, helmet, and shield advancing left and looking back
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)
Note Imhoof-Blumer (GM. p. 111) suggests that the warrior may be Paralos (Strabo 633) or Parphorus (Paus. 7.3.8).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    L BMC 135
    ✸ P: 228 Wa 1480
    B: IB
    CNG 442, 17 April 2019, lot 677