RPC IV.2, 3005 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3005 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Miletus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Alliance with Smyrna
Dating c. 147-161
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius, r.
Reverse inscription ΜƐΙΛΗϹΙΩΝ ϹΜVΡΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design turreted Amazons of Miletus (on l.) and Smyrna (on r.), standing, facing each other, clasping hands, each holding double axe
Metal Æ
Average diameter 39 mm
Average weight 29.22 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference Roch XVIII.3,  Franke-Nollé 1284-1284A
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     V: GR 35768 (Medaillon)
2     ✸ Yale: 2004.6.209, ex PRF
3     Falghera 915, under 'Ephesus' = R. Martini and E. Winsemann Falghera, Annotazioni Numismatiche 5 (1992), pp. 87–8, under 'Ephesus'
4     Ex PRF = Lanz 78 (23/11/1996), 640 = Franke-Nollé 1284A, pl. 59