RPC III, 1924

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1924
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Aegae
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Magistrate Diphilos olympionikos
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Hadrianus
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian right
Reverse inscription ΕΠ[ ]Ο ΔΕΙΦΙΛΟΥ ΟΛΥΜΠΙΟΝΕΙ, ΑΙΓΑΕΩΝ (in field, l.)
Reverse design Apollo Chresterios standing right, holding taenia in right hand and laurel-branch in left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note There seems to be space for another word before Deiphilos, apparently 4 or 5 letters ending with an O?
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: B-I Imhoof-Blumer, SNR 19 (1914), p. 31, no. 85, with the reading ʻƐΠΙ ΔƐΙΦΙΛΟΥ ΟΛΥΠΠΙΟΝƐΙ[ΚΟΥ] (so
2 2     ✸ CGT coll., ex Forum Ancient Coins
3 3     CGT coll., ex Savoca