RPC III, 268 (forgery)


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume III
Number 268 (forgery)
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Antinous
Magistrate Hostilius Marcellus (priest of Antinous)
Obverse design draped bust, bare head, of Antinous, right
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΣ ωΚΟΔΟΜΗΣΕΝ
Reverse design façade of temple with four columns with pediment; between the columns, left and right, a niche with statue; above each niche, two statues; on the upper story, three groups of statues; in the pediment, a caduceus between birds; within the gateway, on top of four steps, shrine with statue; below, crocodile to right swallowing an animal
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 42 mm
Axis 1
Reference Blum Corinth B
Specimens 8 (6 in the core collections)
Note Not a complete list. La Galerie Numimsmatique 35, 8 Nov. 201 (471/LGN) 18.09, seems a forgery.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Lanz 105, Sammlung BCD, 26 Nov. 2001, lot 650
2 2     P: S de R
3 3     P: 170
4 4     P: 171
5 5     L
6 6     ✸ L
7 7     V: GR 13639
8 8     J. Hirsch XXIV, Sammlung Consul Weber II, 10 May 1909, lot 1490