RPC III, 1258

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1258
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Pontus
City Amisus
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Antinous
Issue Year 165 (ΡΞE)
Dating AD 133/4
Obverse inscription ΗΡΩϹ ΑΝΤΙΝΟΟϹ
Nominative Antinous Hero
Obverse design bare head of Antinous, l.; in front, star
Reverse inscription ΑΜΙϹΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑϹ ΕΤ ΡΞΕ, ΘΕΡΜΩΔΩΝ
Reverse design river god Thermôdôn lying l., holding a reed in his r. hand, a double axe on his l. arm which rests on a vase from which runs water
Metal Æ
Average diameter 32 mm
Reference Blum Amisos 1, Rec. 108a
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note On the description of the river god Thermôdôn, see L. Robert, A travers l'Asie Mineure (Paris, 1980), pp. 191-201 ('Monnaie d'Amisos et le Thermodon'). The Paris specimen is illustrated p. 192, fig. 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 339a (M 6655) Blum, pl. II, 12 = Rec. pl. supp. H, 7
2 2     ✸ Bankhaus Aufhäuser 10, 5–6 Oct. 1993, lot 424