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, right, hair brought back and tied behind, leaving loose ends
Reverse inscription COL L IVL COR
Reverse design Aphrodite standing facing, head left, holding with both hands shield as a mirror; at her feet, right, Eros holding wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Reference NCP 25/33 and pl. G, CXXI, Fox 28
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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