RPC III, 1944


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1944
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Temnus
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Sabina (Augusta)
Magistrate Iustus
Obverse inscription ϹΕΒΑϹ-ΤΗ ϹΑΒΕΙΝΑ
Nominative Sabina Augusta
Obverse design draped bust of Sabina, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΙΟΥϹ[ΤΟΥ] ΤΕΜΝΕΙΤΩΝ, ϹΤ-Ρ
Reverse design Asclepius standing facing, head left, his left resting on serpent-staff
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Reference SNG Mu 632
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Note The reverse legend was read as ƐΠΙ CT[PA ΗΡΩΔΟΥ] ΤƐΜΝƐΙΤΩΝ in the Hirsch catalogue and accepted as such by the author of the SNG Mu. One wonders why such a name was invented as only ΤΕΜΝΕΙΤΩΝ is visible on the Mu coin. The name of the strategos might be Ioustos

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Mu SNG 632, ex J. Hirsch XIII, Rhousopoulos coll., 15 May 1905, lot 3581
2 2     ✸ P: 2014/74