RPC III, 450


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 450
Province Achaea
Region Phocis
City Anticyra
Reign Uncertain
Issue Coinage without imperial portrait
Dating Hadrian?
Obverse inscription
Obverse design head of Poseidon, right, trident at shoulder
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΚΥΡΕΩΝ
Reverse design Artemis clad in short chiton advancing right, quiver at right shoulder, holding bow in right hand and torch in left; beside her, dog
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Reference NCP 124/1–2
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)
Note In the NAC catalogue, the series is dated to the period of Ptolemaic involvment in the area after 212 BC. The argument of the fabric does not carry much weight.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 194 RN 1843, pp. 247–9 and fig. pl. X, 3
2 2     B: 647/1877 ZfN VI, 1879, p. 15 = NCP pl. Y, XVII rev.
3 3     B: 917/1931
4 4     NAC 55, The BCD Collection Lokris-Phokis, 8 Oct. 2010, lot 367