RPC IV.2, 986 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 986 (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, left, raising forepaw over prow
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧ ΚΟ ΟΥΑ ΠΡΕΙΜΟΥ ΧΙΩΝ
Reverse design to left, Apollo standing, facing, holding patera, resting arm on hip; to right, Dionysus standing, facing, holding cantharus over lighted altar and long thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 12
Reference Mavrogordato 117α, BMC 118
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 118 Lagos 465, no. 6, pl. XXXIX
2 2     P: 3194, ex P 5152