RPC IV.3, 5298 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5298 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΜΑϹΙΑϹ ΤΗϹ ΜΗΤΡοΠοΛƐΩϹ Ɛ ΡΝΖ
Reverse design funeral pyre; to l., tree
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.19 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference Rec 12 corr., 14 and 14a corr.
Specimens 10

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 842 (ex coll. Grand Duke Alexander Michailowitsch)
2     P: 90, reverse legend perhaps with ... ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐΩ ... only, perhaps tooled
3     ✸ L: 1983-1-14-1
4     C: Leake 1006, Asiatic Greece, p. 8.3 Rec 12, pl. IV.14
5     NY: 1998.18.28 Lindgren III, A133a
6     B: B-I
7     vA 21, on reverse, era as year '155'
8     Bern: Righetti 541
9     V-ON Leypold I, no. 3, obverse legend obscure
10     G. Hirsch 224 (20/11/2002), 621, pl. 22