RPC III, 2428B

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2428B
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Maeonia
Reign Uncertain
Obverse inscription
Obverse design head of Heracles (bearded), l.
Reverse inscription ΜΑΙΟΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Silenus seated on wicker basket, r., holding cantharus, having infant Dionysus seated on his l. thigh
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 5.36 g
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1304, BMC 16
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die.
Note A similar reverse design occurs on the coinage of Tmolus (https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/38683).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 16
2     Gorny 90, 12 Oct. 1998, lot 605
3     ✸ Triton 11, 17 Jan. 2008, lot 484 = GRPCL Maionia 59 = Hochard 1304a, pl. 67