RPC IV.2, 990 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 990 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Ionia
City Chios
Reign Uncertain
Magistrate Quintus Va(lerius?) Primus (archon for the second time)
Issue Lagos Roman Series IV = Mavrogordato Sub-Period XI g
Dating c. 138–192
Obverse inscription ΑϹϹΑΡΙΑ ΔΥΟ
Obverse design sphinx seated, right, raising forepaw over prow
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧ ΠΡΕΙΜΟΥ ΔΙϹ ΧΙΩΝ
Reverse design nude hero (Oinopion or Egertios?) standing, facing, wearing wreath, left arm wrapped in chlamys, holding staff; to left at his feet, helmet
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Mavrogordato 120, BMC 121
Specimens 7 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 3184, ex P 5141
2 2     L: BMC 121
3 3     B
4 4     B
5 5     O: ex coll. Sheppard
6 6     Cop: 1654, not illustrated, 'cf. Mavrogordato 123'
7 7     Private coll., ex Kölner Münzkabinett