RPC III, 1904


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1904
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 cantharus hanging from the top of the wreath; all enclosed within a vine wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference Mavrogordato 103β
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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