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 Ious[ ] (without title)
Obverse inscription ϹΕΒΑϹ-ΤΗ ϹΑΒΕΙΝΑ
Nominative Sabina Augusta
Obverse design draped bust of Sabina, r.
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΙΟΥϹ[ ] ΤΕΜΝΕΙΤΩΝ, ϹΤ-Ρ
Reverse design Asclepius standing facing, head l., his l. resting on serpent-staff
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Reference SNG Mu 632
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Note The reverse legend was read as ΕΠΙ CT[PA ΗΡΩΔΟΥ] ΤΕΜΝΕΙΤΩΝ 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