RPC III, 1903A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1903A
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 right, 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 25 mm
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ C: McClean 8392