RPC III, 3301A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 3301A
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Uncertain
Magistrate Kritikos
Issue Coinage without imperial portrait
Dating Hadrian or later
Obverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΩΝ ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ
Obverse design Zeus seated, left, holding Nike and resting on sceptre
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ, ΚΡΙΤΙ/ΚΟΥ
Reverse design Tyche of the City, turreted and veiled, seated, left, 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, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG EA 477, 23 Sept. 2020, lot 254
2 2     Savoca 111 Blue, 28 Aug. 2021, lot 1240
3 3     B: 18310845, 1900 Imhoof-Blumer