RPC IV.2, 979 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 979 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Ionia
City Chios
Reign Uncertain
Magistrate Q. Va. Preimos (archon)
Issue Lagos Roman Series IV = Mavrogordato Sub-Period XI g
Dating c. 138–192
Obverse inscription ΑϹϹΑΡΙΑ ΤΡΙΑ
Obverse design sphinx seated, right, raising forepaw over prow
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧ ΚΟ ΟΥΑ ΠΡΕΙΜΟΥ ΧΙΩΝ
Reverse design amphora between two eight-rayed stars and two groups of one poppy and two ears of corn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Mavrogordato 113β
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B
2 2     Ex private coll. J. Mavrogordato
3 3     P: 3202, ex P 5160 Lagos 465, no. 4, pl. XXXIX
4 4     ✸ O Lagos 465, no. 3, pl. XXXIX