RPC IV.2, 11557 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


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 ΖΕΥϹ [ΟΛΥΜΠΙΟϹ] (Ζ reversed)
Obverse design diademed head of Zeus Olympios with traces of drapery, right
Reverse design turreted Cybele seated, left, holding patera over lion, resting arm on tympanum
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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