RPC III, 1297


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1297
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Pontus
City Amisus
Reign Uncertain
Issue Coinage without imperial portrait
Dating Trajan/Hadrian
Obverse inscription [ΑΜΙϹ]ΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΗΡΑϹ
Obverse design helmeted and draped bust of Athena, right
Reverse inscription [Ϲ]ΕΒΑϹ-ΤΟΥ
Reverse design Nike standing left, holding wreath and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rec 68
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note This coin was omitted from RPC I (see p. 359 [a]) because its ethnic suggests a date no earlier than the reign of Trajan. It is here loosely given to the reigns of Trajan or Hadrian

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18242591, Löbb. Rec. Pl. VIII, 18
2 2     CGT coll. = Naville Numismatics 15, 7 June 2015, lot 261 ('Sebastopolis')