RPC IV.2, 2920 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2920 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Tabala
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Magistrate Menophantos (hiereus)
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous' coins of Menophantos, hiereus: Probably Marcus and Verus, co-emperors, otherwise Group 1 of this 'magistrate' under Pius
Dating probably 161–169, otherwise c. 147–161
Obverse inscription ΔΗΜΟϹ ΤΑΒΑΛΕΩΝ
Obverse design laureate head of the Demos (youthful), right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΗΝΟΦΑΝΤΟΥ ΙΕΡΕΩϹ
Reverse design turreted Cybele seated, left, holding patera over lion, resting arm on tympanum
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Hochard 2346, Martin, Demos 121, no. 1
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Lindgren I, A825A
2 2     ✸ V: GR 34298 Martin, Demos 121, no. 1/2, pl. 15
3 3     Boston: 64.160 GRPCL Tabala 2 = Hochard 2346a, pl. 137