RPC III, 446 (forgery)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 446 (forgery)
Province Achaea
Region Phocis
City Delphi
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Antinous
Obverse inscription ΗΡΩϹ ΑΝΤΙΝΟΟϹ
Nominative Antinous Hero
Obverse design bare head of Antinous, right
Reverse inscription ΔΕΛΦΩΝ
Reverse design tripod
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Reference Blum Delphi 5
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note The style of the obverse does not match the style of the rest of the Delphic coinage of Antinous but looks more like a Bithynian style obverse. The reverse is not signed by Aristotimos, but is a common Delphic reverse (RPC 435). This unique coin is probably a cast.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 219 Sv pl. XXVIII, 17