RPC IV.2, 989 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 989 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Ionia
City Chios
Reign Uncertain
Magistrate Quintus Valerius Primus (archon for the second time)
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 ΠΡΕΙΜΟΥ ΔΙϹ 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 32 mm
Axis 6
Reference Mavrogordato 119
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 3201, ex P 5159
2 2     ✸ L: 1949-4-11-947, ex private coll. J. Mavrogordato Lagos 469, no. 1, pl. XLI
3 3     V
4 4     C: CM.304-1948 Lagos 469, no. 2, pl. XLI