RPC IV.2, 2225 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2225 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Synnada
Region Phrygia
City Synnada
Reign Antoninus Pius
Magistrate Kla. Attalos (prytanis)
Dating c. 139-146
Obverse inscription ΙΕΡΑ ϹΥΝΚΛΗΤΟϹ
Obverse design draped bust of the Senate (youthful), l.
Reverse design turreted Amaltheia standing, r., holding long sceptre and infant Zeus; to r., goat, standing, r., head, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference KM 294, no. 17
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B KM 294, no. 17
2 2     Düsseldorf: 06516, non vidi
3 3     Mu SNG 329, under 'Mostene' = J. Hirsch 13 (1905), coll. Rhousopoulos, 4055, pl. XLVII (under 'Mostene') = Kraft, p. 195, pl. 96.51.a, under 'Mostene', reverse legend tooled ΜοССΗΝΩΝ(sic) ΛΥΔΩΝ; therefore no external die-link between Mostene and Synnada as postulated by Kraft for his »Southern Workshop, 138–80« (Kraft, p. 63 and and p. 195, pl. 96.51a-b; 'die-link' 309, GRMK, p. 122 considered the coin to be a forgery
4 4     Kölner Münzkabinett 107 (07/10/2017), 254 (part)