RPC I, 2108


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 2108
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Paphlagonia
City Sinope
Reign Roman Republic
Magistrate Gaius Vibius (duovir) ; Lucius Ponti— (duovir)
Dating Uncertain date – late 40s BC?
Obverse inscription C VIBI L PONTI IIVIR C F I
Obverse design veiled head of Ceres (?), with wreath of ears of corn, right
Reverse inscription L PONTI C VIBI IIVIR C F I
Reverse design decorated crescent above plough
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Reference FITA 258 (Berytus)
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note See introduction for attribution to Sinope, which is not definite. — Coin 2: Same dies as the only other specimen (in Berlin); confirms the attribution to Sinope
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: B-I KM 7, 4 with Taf. I.7
2 2     Sinop Casey 297