RPC III, 2408A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 2408A
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Hadrian
Obverse inscription ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Obverse design draped bust of Dionysus (wearing ivy wreath), rl
Reverse inscription ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design bearded Silenus seated on altar, right, half naked, holding cantharus in his right hand and infant Dionysus on his left knee
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Note see now M. Amandry, Antinoüs RPC III 2408 (Sardes) et 2667 (Amorium) : deux cas de regravure d’époque moderne dans F. Stroobants et Ch. Lauwers ed., Detur dignissimo. Studies in honour of Johan van Heesch, Bruxelles, 2020, p. 309-313
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Leu EA 7, 23 Feb. 2019, lot 707
2 2     Mu: 21 SNG 948
3 3     V: GR 19575 Blum pl. III, 16