RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 20151)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 20151)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Ionia
City Chios
Reign Uncertain
Dating Mid third century AD
Obverse inscription ΑϹϹΑΡΙΑ ΤΡΙΑ
Obverse design sphinx seated right, head turned back, paw on prow
Reverse inscription ΧΙΩΝ
Reverse design amphora between ears of corn and stars within wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference Mavrogordato 144
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)
Note Types https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/20151 and https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/20152 both described under the same Mavrogardato number 144 (‘sometimes’ with stars).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    P: 3111
    Cop SNG 1666
    G Hunter 66 = SNG 1397
    ✸ Mu
    A: 1900/1901 KZ! 12