RPC III, 3304

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 3304
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
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 11, 12
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1897,0503.56 BMC 143
2 2     B: 18310797, 1873 Fox
3 3     B: 18310798, 1906 Löbbecke
4 4     ✸ CGT coll., ex Savoca Auction 15, lot 579
5 5     CGT coll.
6 6     Aquila Five 4, 19 Aug. 2022, lot 663