RPC IV.2, 1589 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1589 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Tmolus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous' with ethnic 'Tmolus': Late reign of Hadrian to 1st half of reign of Pius
Dating c. 136–146
Obverse inscription
Obverse design head of mountain-god Tmolos (bearded) wearing ivy wreath and grapes, right
Reverse inscription ΤΜΩΛΙΤ[ΩΝ]
Reverse design nude Silenus seated on wicker basket, right, holding cantharus, having infant Dionysus seated on his left thigh
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Hochard 2749, LS 163, no. 1, Foss, Tmolus 181, type D
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: (Löbb) LS 163, no. 1 = Foss, Tmolus 181, type D = GRPCL Tmolus-Aureliopolis 5 = Hochard 2749a, pl. 166
2 2     Private coll., Charlottesville, VA, worn
3 3     ✸ Naumann 107, 5 Sept. 2021, lot 1069 = Private coll. F. Jarman, Germany