RPC IV.2, 11557 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11557 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Tabala
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Magistrate Menophantos (hiereus)
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous' coins of Menophantos, hiereus: Probably Marcus and Verus, co-emperors, otherwise Group 1 of this 'magistrate' under Pius
Dating probably 161-169, otherwise c. 147-161
Obverse inscription ΖƐVϹ [ΟΛVΜΠΙΟϹ] (Ζ reversed)
Obverse design diademed head of Zeus Olympios with traces of drapery, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ [ΜΗΝΟΦΑΝΤΟV ΙƐΡƐΡƐΩϹ ΤΑΒΑΛ]ƐΩΝ (?)
Reverse design turreted Cybele seated, l., holding patera over lion, resting arm on tympanum
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 6.80 g
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Missere 389, worn, attribution to Tabala and Menophantos under Verus tentative