RPC III, 246


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 246
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Hadrian
Issue Coinage without imperial portrait; Asses
Dating AD 128/38
Obverse inscription
Obverse design Ηead of Aphrodite (?), with earring and necklace, right, hair brought back and tied behind, leaving loose ends
Reverse inscription COL L IVL COR
Reverse design lioness standing, left, over prostrate ram, on capital of Doric column, part of the fluted shaft of which is shown
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Reference NCP 19/14 and pl. E, LXXIV, Fox 25
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 657 Walbank, Aspects...p. 347, fig. 20.13.4
2 2     Cop SNG 294 = NCP, pl. E, LXXIV rev.
3 3     Corinth: 83-217 Hesperia 53 1984, p. 112, no. 18 and pl. 31, 18 rev.