RPC III, 1752A


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1752A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Uncertain
Magistrate Sokrates (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΚΤΙϹΤΗϹ ΠΕΡΓΑΜΟϹ
Obverse design head of Pergamos, right, with taenia
Reverse design Athena standing, left, holding patera and spear; beside, shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 224
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)
Note Sokrates is not known on any coins with an imperial portrait. The coin looks as if it was made in the early second century, as suggested in BMC. B. Weisser, in his unpublished dissertation of Pergamum, dated the type to the time of Hadrian.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 224, as 'Time of Domitian, Trajan and Hadrian'
2 2     ✸ P: 1143 SNG 1896
3 3     V: GR 33855