RPC III, 1117


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1117
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Bithynium Claudiopolis
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Antinous
Person (rev.) Antinous
Obverse inscription Η ΠΑΤΡΙϹ ΑΝΤΙΝΟΟΝ ΘΕΟΝ
Obverse design draped bust, bare head, of Antinous, left
Reverse inscription ΒΕΙΘΥΝΙΕΩΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Antinous as Hermes Nomios, with short chiton and chlamys walking left, looking right, seizing a reed with his right hand and holding pedum in his left; behind him, ox grazing to left; in left field, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 7
Reference Blum Bithynium 8, von Mosch 8
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 3 (and pl. XXVI, 2 = Vout, pp. 60-61, 1), von Mosch 8-16
2 2     P: 276
3 3     NY: 1944.100.41990 (ex Prowe)
4 4     ✸ NAC 25, 25 June 2003, lot 461
5 5     E. Paunov, 'Антиной в Сердика: рядък медальон на фаворита на Хадриан от Софийския Aмфитеатър' [Antinoüs in Serdica: A rare medallion of Hadrian's favourite from the Sofia Amphitheatre], .