RPC III, 1908


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1908
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Ionia
City Chios
Reign Uncertain
Issue Group IIID: reign of Trajan or Hadrian?
Dating First half of the second century
Obverse inscription ΤΡΙΑ ΑϹϹΑΡΙΑ
Obverse design sphinx seated left, lifting right paw over prow of galley
Reverse inscription ΧΙΩΝ
Reverse design standing figures of Apollo and Dionysus facing front, with small altar with flame between them at their feet; (star in exergue)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 3199 Mavrogordato pl. 8.13
2 2     V: GR 17978
3 3     MM 76, Lafaille coll., 19–20 Sept. 1991, lot 490 ( = M. Lafaille, Choix de monnaies grecques en bronze 159)
4 4     ✸ Auctiones eAuction 61, 16 Sept. 2018, lot 34