RPC IV.1, 8684 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8684 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Dating c. 147–161, soon after 147
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΤΥΧΗϹ ΠΟ(ΛΕΩϹ) ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ (with ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ ΕΠΙ)
Reverse design prow, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 12
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1393–4, Cop 507
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Warsaw: 55809 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1393, pl. 70 (V52 and R76)
2 2     ✸ Cop: 507 (rev. only illustrated), obverse worn, on reverse ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩ{ΝΕ}ΠΙ in ligature, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin