RPC IV.2, 2970 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2970 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Cibyra
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Claudius Philokles Cassianus
Alliance with Hierapolis
Issue »Southern Workshop, 138-180«
Dating probably 172, otherwise probably 169–175
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΚΛ ΦΙΛΟΚΛΕΩϹ ΚΙΒΥΡΑΤΩΝ Κ ΙΕΡΑΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ
Reverse design to left, veiled Thea Pisidike of Cibyra standing, right, supporting wicker basket on head; to right, Apollo of Hierapolis standing, left, holding lyre; both clasping hands
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Franke & Nollé 976–9, L. Weber, JIAN 14 (1912), 95, no. Ib
Specimens 7 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 4317
2 2     B: (Löbb)
3 3     B: (Fox) J. Friedländer, Berliner Blätter für Münz-, Siegel- und Wappenkunde 3 (1866), p. 18
4 4     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-2187 vA 3757 = Kraft, p. 64 = Franke & Nollé 976, pl. 43 (rev.
5 5     CNG Electronic Auction 211 (03/06/2009), 321 = CNG Electronic Auction 216 (12/08/2009), 341
6 6     Naville Numismatics 30 (02/04/2017), 182
7 7     Private coll. CGT, ex Roma Numismatics, worn