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 Marcellus (hiereus of Antinous)
Obverse inscription ΟΚΤΙΛΙΟϹ ΜΑΡΚΕΛΛΟ•Ϲ Ο ΙΕΥϹ ΤΟΥ ΑΝΤΙΝΟΟΣ• (sic)
Obverse design draped bust, bare head, of Antinous, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΣ ⲰΚΟΔΟΜΗΣΕΝ
Reverse design façade of temple with four columns with pediment; between the columns, l. and r., 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 r. swallowing an animal
Metal Æ
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