RPC IV.2, 679 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 679 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Magistrate Kl. Hestiaios (strategos)
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 bare-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡ ƐϹΤΙΑΙΟV ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ
Reverse design to l., cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; to r., Demeter advancing, r., head facing, holding torch in each hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 23.59 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Franke-Nollé 1020–1 corr., BMC 291
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 291, pl. XV.4 (rev.)
2     ✸ B: Löbb, obverse and reverse tooled, apparently laureate Franke-Nollé 1020, pl. 45