RPC IV.2, 1784 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1784 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Uncertain
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': The Antonines
Dating c. 138–192
Obverse inscription ΛΕϹΒΩΝΑΞ ΗΡΩϹ ΝΕοϹ
Obverse design draped bust of Lesbonax (youthful) wearing ivy wreath, right
Reverse inscription ΜΥΤΙΛΗΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design female figure standing, left, holding cantharus over lighted altar and long sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 164
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 164, pl. XXXIX.5 H.P. Borrell, NC 1844, 57, no. 10, on reverse cantharus obscure
2 2     NY: 1944.100.44570
3 3     Gorny & Mosch 204 (05/03/2012), 1756