RPC III, 253

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 253
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, r., hair brought back and tied behind, leaving loose ends
Reverse inscription COL L IVL COR
Reverse design Aphrodite standing facing, head l., holding with both hands shield as a mirror; at her feet, r., Eros holding wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 6.60 g
Reference NCP 25/33 and pl. G, CXXI, Fox 28
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L BMC 696
2     Lanz Münzen von Korinth Sammlung BCD, 26 Nov. 2001, lot 634