RPC III, 2540

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2540
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Ancyra
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Magistrate Mèn. Αskl(epiou?) (archon)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ Ϲ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r. with drapery on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΗΝ ΑϹΚΛ ΑΡΧ ΑΝΚΥΡΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus naked standing facing, head l., holding anchor in his r. hand, l. resting on sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 7.99 g
Axis 12
Reference Winterthur 4041
Specimens 10 (2 in the core collections)
Note I-B read the name of the archon as ΜΗΝΟΚΛ(ΕΟΥC), but the reading is clear. It might be Menaskles or Menasklas.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 339
2     Winterthur GrMW 4041 = I-B, ZGRM 140/2
3     V: GR 37288
4     Lindgren 560
5     Sternberg 25–26 Nov. 1976, lot 813
6     ✸ CNG EA 212, 17 June 2009, lot 194
7     CGT coll., ex Gerhard Rohde
8     CGT coll. (exSavoca 2 Blue London Auction, 4 May 2019, lot 751)
9     CGT coll., ex Gerhard Rohde
10     CGT coll. = Lydia Auction 7, 8 May 2021, lot 477