RPC IV.3, 5848 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5848 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Uncertain
Issue Uncertain date
Obverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΩΝ (or ΗϹ) ΤΑΡϹΕΩΝ
Obverse design Zeus seated, left, holding Nike and long sceptre
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ
Reverse design turreted and veiled Tyche seated, right, holding poppy and two ears of corn, resting foot on swimming river-god (Kydnos), wearing sedge; Tyche's seat decorated with sphinx; all in laurel wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 8 (8 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1912-1-1-20
2 2     NY: 1944.100.54522
3 3     B: 18310751, 1875 Prokesch-Osten
4 4     ✸ B: 18310749, 1900 Imhoof-Blumer
5 5     B: 18310753, 1853 Rauch
6 6     Cop: 347
7 7     NY
8 8     C: Leake 2587, Asiatic Greece, p. 128.10, authenticity doubtful: cast