RPC III, 3303

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3303
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Uncertain
Issue Coinage without imperial portrait
Dating Hadrian or later
Obverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΗϹ ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ
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; at his feet, lion, left, attacking bull kneeling, left; in field, left, ΒΟΗ/ΘΟΥ disposed either vertically, either horizontally
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference SNG France 1437–41
Specimens 17 (8 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: TCp,188.no3 BMC 141
2 2     L: 1898,0403.13 BMC 142
3 3     P: 1218 Wa 4625 = SNG 1437
4 4     P: 1219 Wa 4626 = SNG 1438
5 5     P: 1220 Wa 4627 = SNG 1439
6 6     P: 1198 SNG 1440
7 7     B: 18310794, 1906 Löbbecke
8 8     B: 18310796, 1900 Imhoof-Blumer
9 9     MM Deutschland 19, Righetti 7, 16 May 2006, lot 212 (ex Schulten 18–20 Oct. 1989, lot 564)
10 10     Pecunem 15, 6 Apr. 2014, lot 500
11 11     ✸ Leu WA 26, 8 July 2023, lot 2667 = ETB coll. (ex Gitbud and Naumann 37, 1 Nov. 2015, lot 581 = CNG EA 436, 23 Jan. 2019, lot 337)
12 12     A-KIKPE: FHW SNG Pfälzer 1340
13 13     A-KIKPE: FHW SNG Pfälzer 1341
14 14     A-KIKPE: FHW SNG Pfälzer 1342
15 15     A-KIKPE: FHW SNG Pfälzer 1343
16 16     CGT coll.
17 17     CNG 110, 16 March 2005, lot 126