RPC III, 1980

 

Image of specimen #14

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 1980
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Antinous
Magistrate M. Antonius Polemon (strategos)
Dating AD 134/5
Obverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΝΟΟϹ ΗΡΩϹ
Nominative Antinous Hero
Obverse design bare head of Antinous, l.
Reverse inscription ΠΟΛΕΜΩΝ ΑΝΕΘΗΚΕ ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΟΙϹ
Reverse design ram, r.; in front, caduceus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Average weight 40.38 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Blum Smyrna 4–7, Klose XLVI, 28–32
Specimens 16 (5 in the core collections)
Note In addition, Lyon Klose 32/3 is a cast coin and not listed here. The option here is to consider that Klose’s R28 has a caduceus

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 340
2     P: 2254
3     Cop SNG 1367 (ex Cahn 54, 9 Sep. 1925, lot 374; Cahn 68, Simon Moritz coll., 26 Nov. 1930, lot 1883)
4     B: Hermann
5     V: GR 33520 ex Bachofen von Echt coll., lot 1255 = Blum pl. II, 8 rev.
6     Moscow
7     Rome: 80322
8     N: 8206
9     Brüder Egger XLVI, Th. Prowe coll., 11 May 1914, lot 1038 (ex Hirsch XXIV, Consul Weber coll., 10 May 1909, lot 1485)
10     Schlesinger 13, 5 Feb. 1935, lot 1289
11     Glendining, 25 Nov. 1953, lot 86
12     Kricheldorf 4, 7 Oct. 1957, lot 320 (ex Münzhandlung Basel 4, 1 Oct. 1935, lot 816)
13     Sternberg XI, 20–21 Nov. 1981, lot 284
14     ✸ Tkalec 28 Nov. 1994, lot 208 = NAC 114, 6 May 2019, lot 690
15     Heritage Auction #3048, 11 Aug. 2016, lot 32072
16     Boston: 1986.901