RPC III, 1911

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1911
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 ΧΙΩΝ
Obverse design sphinx seated right on club lifting right paw over bunch of grapes
Reverse inscription ΑϹϹΑΡΙΟΝ
Reverse design amphora; (star or stars in field)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6
Reference Mavrogordato 110δ
Specimens 8 (7 in the core collections)
Note Lagos subdivided the coins into 3 groups: 1-3; 4; 5-7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1949,0411.933 (ex Mavrogordato)
2 2     G: Chios 60 SNG 1404
3 3     ✸ P: 3159
4 4     P: 3161
5 5     L BMC 127
6 6     V: GR 17985
7 7     NY: 1944.100.47262
9 9     Leeds-UL: 753