|Numismatik Naumann (formerly Gitbud & Naumann) > Auction 45||Auction date: 3 July 2016|
|Lot number: 473|
LYDIA. Sardes. Pseudo-autonomous. Time of Gordian III (238-244). Medallion. Uncertain magistrate, possibly Aur. Roufeinos, first archon for the second time.
Obv: MHTPOΠOΛIC CAPΔIC ACIAC ΛVΔIAC ЄΛΛAΔOC A.
Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right.
Rev: [...] CAPΔIANΩN B NЄΩKOPΩN / [...].
Triptolemos driving biga of serpents right; below, Gaea reclining left.
Cf. RPC VII (for obverse) 244-6; apparently unpublished with this reverse type.
Extremely rare and interesting.
Condition: Near very fine.
Weight: 31.84 g.
Diameter: 41 mm.
Estimate: 300 EUR