RPC III, 1898


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1898
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Ionia
City Chios
Reign Uncertain
Issue Group IIIB: reign of Trajan or Hadrian?
Dating First half of the second century
Obverse inscription ΧΙΩΝ
Obverse design sphinx seated left, with front paws placed on the prow of galley
Reverse inscription ΗΜΙΑϹϹΑΡΙΟΝ
Reverse design cantharus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 6
Reference Mavrogordato 109δ
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop SNG 1647
2 2     ✸ B: I-B Mavrogordato 108ε, pl. 8.8
3 3     Mavrogordato