RPC I, 2421

 

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Coin type
Volume I
Number 2421
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Ionia
City Chios
Reign Uncertain
Magistrate Stephanephoros (without title)
Obverse inscription ΟΒΟΛΟΣ
Obverse design sphinx seated, r., with paw over prow
Reverse inscription ΣΤΕΦΑΝΗΦΟΡΟΣ ΧΙΟΣ
Reverse design cantharus between cornucopia and plemochoe; all in wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 12.36 g
Axis 9
Reference Mavrogordato 97α
Specimens 4
Note The stephanephoros was the eponymous magistrate of Chios; it is not clear whether the occurrence of the word here represents this title or a personal name.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Mu
2     Florence MG 298, no. 138
3     Cop SNG 1641
4     NY: 1942.104.2