RPC IV.2, 35 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 35 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Neapolis ad Harpasum
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur. Demetrios (grammateus)
Alliance with Aphrodisias
Issue Antoninus Pius: 'Alliance' with Aphrodisias
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius, r.
Reverse inscription ΓΡ ΑVΡ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟV ΟΜΟΝ ΑΦΡΟΔƐΙ ΝƐΑΠΟΛ[
Reverse design to l., cult statue of Aphrodite of Aphrodisias standing, facing, wearing kalathos; to r., Apollo standing, l., crowning Aphrodite
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 14.65 g
Axis 12
Reference Franke & Nollé 1345$, D. MacDonald, The Coinage of Aphrodisias (London, 1992), type 59 corr.
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     vA 2456, under 'Aphrodisias' = D. MacDonald, The Coinage of Aphrodisias (London, 1992), type 59, pl. VII (O123, R204), under 'Aphrodisias'
2     B: 1931 A.E. Cahn 71 (14/10/1931), 832, pl. 30, misreading both legends
3     ✸ L: 1897-12-6-10, worn