RPC III, 1903

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1903
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Ionia
City Chios
Reign Uncertain
Issue Group IIIC: reign of Trajan or Hadrian?
Dating First half of the second century
Obverse inscription ΧΙωΝ
Obverse design sphinx seated left, lifting right paw over club; modius on its head
Reverse inscription ΑϹϹΑΡΙΟΝ ΗΜΙϹΥ
Reverse design two crossed thyrsoi; small bunch of grapes hanging inside from the top of the wreath; all enclosed within a vine wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     ✸ Agora 78 (Buggey), 30 Oct. 2018, lot 94