RPC IV.2, 949 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 949 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Uncertain
City Koinon of the Thirteen Cities
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Magistrate M. Kl. Fronton (asiarch (of the Koinon of Asia) and archiereus of the Koinon of the Thirteen Cities )
Dating c. 140-144
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ ƐV
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing paludamentum, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΙΓ ΠΟΛƐΩΝ ΠΡΟ Μ ΚΛ ΦΡΟΝΤΩΝ ΑϹΙΑΡΧ ΚΑΙ ΑΡΧΙ ΓΙ ΠΟΛƐΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter standing in biga drawn by winged serpents, r., holding torch in each hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 43 mm
Average weight 48.30 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Gillespie 17–20, BMC 2
Specimens 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 2 Gillespie 17, pl. VI.17
2     NY: 1947.56.5 Gillespie 18, pl. VI.18, reverse legend worn
3     G: II, 321, no. 2 SNG I, no. 1664 = Gillespie 19, pl. V.19
4     P: 1111 (82) (Medaillon) Gillespie 20, pl. VI.20
5     B: 1900/875
6     Tübingen SNG 2757, obverse entirely erased
7     CNG Electronic Auction 445 (05/06/2019), 273 = CNG Electronic Auction 507 (05/01/2022), 224