RPC IV.2, 1003 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1003 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Teos
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Magistrate Artemas (strategos)
Issue Early in the reign of Antoninus Pius?
Dating c. 138–140 (or later)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤοΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ (As shaped as Λ)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius (assimilated to portrait of Hadrian?) wearing aegis, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡΑΤ ΑΡΤΕΜΑ ΤΗΙΩΝ (As shaped as Λ)
Reverse design Dionysus standing, facing, head, left, holding cantharus over panther and thyrsus, being supported by Satyr with pedum
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6
Reference F. Imhoof-Blumer, RSN 19 (1913), 44, no. 129
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: B-I F. Imhoof-Blumer, RSN 19 (1913), 44, no. 129
2 2     V: GR 17914, under 'Philipp I'
3 3     J. Hirsch 13 (15/05/1905), coll. Rhousopoulos, 4314, pl. LII (rev.), under 'Anemurium', perhaps identical with previous specimen