RPC III, 256


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 256
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 emperor in toga standing facing, head left, holding simpulum over lighted altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference Fox 31
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 656 Fox pl. I, 22; Walbank, Aspects...p. 347, fig. 20.13.1
2 2     Cop SNG 299
3 3     B: P-O
4 4     Lanz Münzen von Korinth Sammlung BCD, 26 Nov. 2001, lot 640