Æ, year 8 of the provincial era (= 57/56 BC), NYSA-SKYTHOPOLIS

Collection Dr. W. R. - From the Civil Wars of the Late Roman Republic to the Beginnings of the Roman Empire

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Losnummer 1084

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Æ, year 8 of the provincial era (= 57/56 BC), NYSA-SKYTHOPOLIS, struck under Aulus Gabinius,

20 mm, 5.69 g.

Bare head of Aulus Gabinius, proconsul Syriae (57-55 BC)//ΓΑΒ(ινεῖς) | [ΟΙ Ε]Ν |  ΝΥ(σῃ) in form of a monogram/Soldiers of Gabinius living in Nysa//Dionysos standing in front, head to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos in his left; to right, L - H (ἔτους η= year 8).

Barkay -, cf. 5 and pp. 38-39, RPC 4828 A.

Extremely rare. The best coin of this type. Very fine

For a discussion of this and the following coins see no. 1085.