RPC IV.2, 1424 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1424 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Magistrate G. I. Kri(spos) (strategos)
Issue Antoninus Pius Group 1: bare head
Dating 138-161
Obverse inscription Α[V ΚΑΙ Τ] ΑΙΛΙΟϹ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design bare head of Antoninus Pius, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ Γ Ι ΚΡΙ[ϹΠΟV?] [ ] ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter standing, l., thrusting lighted torch into mouth of open chasm; above chasm, serpent coiling, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 15.10 g
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1950-1 corr., BMC 138 corr., Cop 527 corr, Stumpf 298, no. 598 corr.
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 138, pl. XXVI.11 (rev.), start of reverse legend as 'ƐΠΙ ΔΑΡΙΟV?' Stumpf 298, no. 598b, pl. XX.1 = Hochard 1951a, pl. 111, start of reverse legend as 'ƐΠΙ ΔΑΡΙΟV'
2     Cop: 527, start of reverse legend as 'ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ Ι[ƐΡ?] ƐΠΙ ΑΝΘV Μ[', worn Hochard 1950a, pl. 111, start of reverse legend as 'ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ Ι[ ] ƐΠΙ ΑΝΘV Μ['
3     Leu Numismatik Web Auction 3 (25/02/2018), 572 = GRPCL Sardes (Sardis) 434