RPC III, 3294

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3294
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Antinous
Person (rev.) Antinous
Obverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΝΟΟϹ ΗΡΩϹ
Nominative Antinous Hero
Obverse design draped bust of Antinous, wearing hemhem-crown, left; in field, left, star
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΗϹ ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΟΥ
Reverse design Antinous as river god Kydnos, crowned with sedge, reclining left, leaning on vase, holding cornucopia and reed; at his feet, tower (lighthouse of Alexandria?); below, ΚΥΔΝΟC
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 12
Reference Blum Tarsus 10–11
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)
Note 5, 7: no star in field

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1224 SNG 1415
2 2     ✸ P: 1225 Wa 4630 = SNG 1416
3 3     P: A-V 460 SNG 1417
5 5     NY: 1944.100.54539
6 6     CNG MBS 67, 22 Sept. 2004, lot 1121 (ex Rauch 71, 28 Apr. 2003, lot D 295)