RPC II, 671


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 671
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Prusias ad Hypium
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, right
Reverse inscription ΠΡ ΥΠ
Reverse design Ares walking right, with trophy and spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 4, Stumpf 357
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note Similar coins are found at Nicaea and Nicomedia (632, 653); all copy the Latin coinswith Mars, S C from the Thracian mint (502). The monograms on 671-4 standfor Προνσιείς πρός ΎπίⲰ.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: N4259 Prusa, but see E. Babelon, RN 1917–18, pp. 25–44 with pl. I.15: rev.
2 2     Trade 1990
3 3     Brussels: II, 55.520