RPC III, 247


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 247
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; very little of the fluted shaft is shown
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Reference NCP 19/14 and pl. E, LXXVI, Fox 25
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 692
2 2     P: 658
3 3     B: I-B
4 4     ✸ Aiello coll.
5 5     MünzZentrum 119, 14–16 Jan. 2004, lot 149