RPC III, 3302

 

Image of specimen #18

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3302
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 head of bearded Heracles right, crowned with oak-leaves, club on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Reverse design Perseus, wearing winged sandals, standing, left, holding cult statue of Apollo holding wolves in right hand, chlamys and harpa in left; in field, left, ΒΟΗ/ΘΟΥ disposed either vertically, either horizontally
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 1, 2, 12
Specimens 16 (9 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1899,0402.72 BMC 140 (and pl. XXXIII, 11)
2 2     P: 1197 SNG 1441
3 3     Cop SNG 350
4 4     Bern: Righetti 1653
9 9     B: 18310765, 1908/5
10 10     B: 18310782, 1906 Löbbecke
11 11     B: 18310785, 1900 Imhoof-Blumer
12 12     B: 18310790, 1875 Prokesch-Osten
13 13     NY: 1944.100.54535
14 14     SNG vA 5984
15 15     Ziegler 668
16 16     Missere 592
17 17     CNG MBS 66, 19 May 2004, lot 1176 (ex Levante 1006)
18 18     ✸ CNG 93, 22 May 2013, lot 906
19 19     CGT coll.
20 20     O