RPC IV.2, 1800 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1800 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Uncertain
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': Second half of second century AD (?)
Dating c. 150-200
Obverse inscription
Obverse design draped bust of founder Menestheus (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass(?), r.; to l., olive-branch
Reverse inscription ƐΛΑΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design three poppies growing between four ears of corn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 16 mm
Average weight 2.22 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 31–3
Specimens 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 31
2     L: BMC 32
3     ✸ L: BMC 33, pl. XXV.13
4     vA 1609
5     NY: 1944.100.44192
6     V: GR 35556
7     Gorny & Mosch 134 (11/10/2004), 1943