RPC IV.1, 3771 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3771 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus) ; Crispina (Augusta)
Magistrate Ai[lios] Pontikos He[ros] (without title)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 178-180
Obverse inscription ΒΡ ΚΡΙϹΠΙΝΑ ϹƐΒ ΑΥΤ Κ Λ ΑVΡΗ ΚοΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design to l., draped bust of Crispina, r.; to r., laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, l.
Reverse inscription ƐΠ(Ι) (ΑΙ) ΠΟΝΤΙΚΟV Η(Ρ) ΒVΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design Corinthian helmet, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 16.71 g
Axis 1, 2, 6, 7, 8
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1448–53, BMC 67–8, Cop 510
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: (Fox) Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1448, pl. 76 (V83 and R128) = Cat. 151, no. 80, pl. V.47
2     P: 407 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1449/1, pl. 76 (V83 and R129), reverse legend with Κ(sic) ΑΙ ΠοΝΤΙΚοV ...
3     V: GR 8502, reverse legend with Κ(sic) ΑΙ ΠοΝΤΙΚοV ...
4     Cop: 510 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1450, pl. 76 (V83 and R130)
5     ✸ L: BMC 67 (drawing) Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1451/1, pl. 76 (V83 and R131), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
6     Warsaw: 55807
7     V: GR 32316 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1452, pl. 76 (V83 and R132), pierced, 18.91g
8     L: BMC 68 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1453, pl. 76 (V83 and R133)
9     Yale: ex PRF