RPC IV.2, 197 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 197 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Crispina (Augusta)
Issue Crispina
Dating c. 179
Obverse inscription CRISPINA AVG(V)ST(A)(sic)
Obverse design draped bust of Crispina, right
Reverse inscription COL AVG TROAD
Reverse design to left, cult statue of Apollo Smintheus standing on short column, right, holding patera and bow; to right, Alexander standing, left, holding patera over lighted altar and sceptre; above, eagle flying, right (or left), holding bucranium in claws
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Bellinger A 239
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 249 Bellinger A 239, pl. 20, on reverse eagle flying, r.
2 2     P: 250, on reverse eagle flying, r.
3 3     B: Löbb, on reverse eagle flying, r.
4 4     Private coll. CGT, ex Savoca Numismatik, worn, on reverse eagle flying, l.
5 5     Numismatik Naumann 48 (20/11/2016), 352, on reverse eagle flying, l.