RPC IV.2, 9950 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9950 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Philadelphia
Region Lydia
City Philadelphia
Reign Uncertain
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous': The Antonines?
Dating c. 138–192
Obverse inscription ΔΗΜΟϹ (Δ with long serifs)
Obverse design laureate head of the Demos (youthful), right
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕΩΝ (might be retrograde, Φs shaped as ·Ι·)
Reverse design Dionysus (youthful) standing, left, holding cantharus (over panther) and thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 12
Reference Hochard 1609, Martin, Demos 107, no. 2
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: I-B Martin, Demos 107, no. 2/1 (not illustrated) = Hochard 1609a, pl. 86, reverse legend retrograde
2 2     Private coll. J. Aiello = GRPCL Philadelphia 61, reverse legend retrograde
3 3     GRPCL Philadelphia 62, reverse with panther
4 4     ✸ G. Hirsch E-Live 11, 20 Nov. 2022, lot 65 ('Zeus?')