RPC IV.2, 2297 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2297 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Uncertain
City Koinon of the Thirteen Cities
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Magistrate M. Kl. Fronton (asiarch (of the Koinon of Asia) and archiereus of the Koinon of the Thirteen Cities )
Dating c. 140-144
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ ƐV
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing paludamentum, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ (ΓΙ ΠΟΛƐΩΝ) ΠΡΟ(ΝΟ Μ) ΚΛ ΦΡΟΝΤΩΝΟϹ ΑϹΙΑΡΧΟV ΚΑΙ ΑΡΧΙƐ(ΡƐΩϹ) ΓΙ ΠΟΛƐΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter standing in biga drawn by winged serpents, r., holding torch in each hand; biga on wave-shaped lines
Metal Æ
Average diameter 43 mm
Average weight 49.96 g
Axis 6
Reference Gillespie 21–23
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     V: GR 17017 (Medaillon) Gillespie 21, pl. VI.21
2     O Gillespie 22, pl. VII.22
3     ✸ P: 1881 (Medaillon) Gillespie 23, pl. VII.23
4     B: 28458
5     Gorny 97 (11/10/1999), 761 = Gemini 1 (11/01/2005), 368 = Harlan J. Berk Buy or Bid Sale 216 (27/07/2021), 457