RPC IV.2, 992 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 992 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Ionia
City Chios
Reign Uncertain
Issue Lagos Roman Series IV = Mavrogordato Sub-Period XI g: Without personal name
Dating c. 138–192
Obverse inscription ΧΙΩΝ
Obverse design sphinx seated, l., raising forepaw over amphora
Reverse inscription ΑϹϹΑΡΙΟΝ ΗΜΥϹΥ
Reverse design two crossed thyrsi; all in vine wreath with bunch of grapes
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference Mavrogordato 121β
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Ex private coll. B. Yakountchikov, St Petersburg
2 2     ✸ P: 3165, ex P 5123 Lagos 472, no. 18, pl. XLII
3 3     A
4 4     L Lagos 472, no. 17, pl. XLII