RPC I, 1115B


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 1115B
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
City Messene
Reign Uncertain
Issue Julio-Claudian
Dating 27 BC - 68 AD
Obverse inscription ΜΕϹϹΗΝΙWΝ
Obverse design veiled and draped bust of Tyche, wearing mural crown
Reverse inscription
Reverse design Zeus standing, r., holding eagle on r. outstreched arm and thunderbolt in l.; in field, l. and r., wreath and tripod
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 6.09 g
Axis 12
Reference RPC (a); Grandjean serie XVI α677–684 and pl. XXIV
Specimens 14 (8 in the core collections)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: I-B
2     L BMC 43
3     L: 1920,0805.1319
4     P: 1761
5     P: 1762
6     V
7     V
8     Cop SNG 527
9 –13     see Granjean
14     CGT coll. ex CNG Shop #833635 ex BCD Coll. ex Leu, Jan. 1979 ex Jacob Hirsch