RPC IV.1, 8705 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8705 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucilla (Augusta)
Magistrate Ai[lios] Pontikos He[ros] (without title)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating c. 178
Obverse inscription ΑΝΝΙΑ ΛΟVΚΙΛΛΑ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design draped bust of Lucilla, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠ ΠΟΝΤΙΚΟV ΗΡ ΒVΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design nude Poseidon standing, l., holding dolphin and trident
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.41 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1430
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Münster: M 499
2     ✸ P: 401 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1430/2, pl. 74 (V73 and R111) = RN 1908, 338, no. 1, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
3     SNG Evelpidis 924, reverse as 'Zeus'