RPC IV.2, 2658 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2658 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Magistrate Kl. Hestiaios (archon)
Alliance with Ephesus
Issue Group 1: early in the reign of Pius
Dating c. 138-142(?)
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing paludamentum, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΑΡΧΟΝΤΟϹ ƐϹΤΙΑΙΟV ƐΦƐϹΟϹ ΚVΖΙΚΟϹ ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ
Reverse design to l., nude hero Ephesos standing, r.; to r., nude hero Kyzikos standing, l., holding spear; both with chlamys over shoulder and clasping hands
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 21.99 g
Axis 6
Reference Franke-Nollé 1015–19
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 701, under 'Ephesus' SNG 679, worn
2     ✸ P: 700, under 'Ephesus' SNG 678, obverse legend tooled: СƐΒΑСΤ, reverse legend tooled omitting the name of the 'magistrate'
3     vA 1263
4     P: 702, under 'Ephesus' SNG 680, reverse figures as 'Kyzikos' and 'Androklos', worn
5     Private coll. Kiel, ex Beckenbauer = Franke-Nollé 1016, pl. 45