RPC I, 1417B


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 1417B
Province Achaea
Region Epirus
City Phoenice
Reign Uncertain
Magistrate Paterinos (priest)
Issue Second half of the first century BC
Obverse inscription ΦΟΙΝΕΙΚΑΙΩΝ
Obverse design head of Zeus crowned with oak, right
Reverse inscription ΠΑΤΕΡΙΝΟ ΙΕΡΕΥ Ε Π, ΜΕΜΟ
Reverse design palm; all in a laurel-wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Reference BMC 4
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note Diameter range: 16-20 mm. The reverse legend is difficult to read: Gardner suggested Γ Μ ΜΕΜΘ, Π Π ΜΕΜΟ seems another possibility.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 4
2 2     Phoenice