RPC III, 257


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 257
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 IVLI CORIN
Reverse design Triptolemus seated on winged car drawn by two serpents, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Reference Fox 32
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die as 248/5, 8.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 654 Fox pl. I, 19 (21 errore, p. 13); Walbank, Aspects...p. 347, fig. 20.13.3
2 2     Lanz Münzen von Korinth Sammlung BCD, 26 Nov. 2001, lot 635