RPC III, 3298


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 3298
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Uncertain
Issue Coinage without imperial portrait
Dating Hadrian or later
Obverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΗϹ ΤΑΡϹΟΥ
Obverse design Zeus seated, left, holding Nike and resting on sceptre
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Reverse design Tyche of the City, turreted and veiled, seated, right, on seat decorated with foreleg and wing of sphinx, holding ears of corn and poppy-head; at her feet, river god Kydnos, crowned with sedge, swimming, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 139
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 139
2 2     Leeds-UL: 1564