RPC IV.1, 8703 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8703 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucilla (Augusta)
Magistrate Memmi[os] Markos Heros (second archon)
Dating c. 175
Obverse inscription ΑΝ ΛΟΥΚΙΛΛΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Lucilla, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ (Μ) ΜΑΡΚΟΥ (Η) ΤΟ Β ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design two tunnies; top one, l.; lower one, r.; between, dolphin, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 11.73 g
Axis 6
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1424–6
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1961-3-1-17
2     Sofia Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1424/2, pl. 74 (V72 and R105) = Mouchmov 3297, pl. XVII.8, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
3     Warsaw: 55815
4     ✸ P: 402 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1425, pl. 74 (V72 and R106)
5     N: Fiorelli 6358 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1426, pl. 74 (V72 and R107), name of 'magistrate' obscure, perhaps similar type <IdType = -2138830758> of Thea Faustina