RPC III, 1976


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 1976
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Antinous
Magistrate Marcus Antonius Polemon (strategos)
Dating AD 134/5
Obverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΝΟΟϹ ΗΡΩϹ
Nominative Antinous Hero
Obverse design bare head of Antinous, right
Reverse design bull standing, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Reference Blum Smyrna 12, Klose XLVI, 17
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Note The specimens described by Blum Smyrna 13; Klose XLVI, 18 corr. are dubious: V GR 17784, 34.56 and Helbing 63, Prix coll., 29 April 1931, lot 702 offer the same obverse die as the B and Cop coins, but their reverse show a bull standing l., whose style is very odd, as well as the lettering of the legend

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 639/1878
2 2     Cop SNG 1366