RPC III, 266 (forgery)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 266 (forgery)
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Antinous
Person (rev.) Antinous
Magistrate Marcellus (hiereus of Antinous)
Obverse inscription ΟϹΤΙΛΙΟϹ ΜΑΡΚΕΛΛΟϹ Ο ΙΕΡΕΥϹ ΤΟΥ ΑΝΤΙΝΟΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust, bare head, of Antinous, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΟΙϹ ΑΧΑΙΟΙϹ ΑΝΕΘΗΚΕΝ
Reverse design Antinous as Hermes standing r., naked but for a short cloak, holding a caduceus and leaning on a bearded, ithyphallic Herm
Metal Brass
Average diameter 42 mm
Reference Mi II, 160/97, Blum Corinth 1 corr.
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 260/1–3, 261/1, 262/1–4, 6, 267/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: AA.GR.1356 Blum, pl. I, 13
2 2     Universitätssammlung Giessen