RPC IV.2, 230 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 230 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Myrina
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Magistrate Metrodotos (strategos)
Dating 138–161
Obverse inscription ΑΥ [Κ]ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass(?) and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Μ[Η]ΤΡοΔΟ ΔΑΜΝΕΥϹ(tooled?) ΜΥΡΙΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design figure (Apollo or Amazon Myrina?) on horseback, right, wearing Phrygian(?) cap
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 389A (Medaillon) both sides with signs of tooling
2 2     Mabbott 1817, illustrated, worn, under 'Mostene'