RPC IV.1, 8705 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8705 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucilla (Augusta)
Magistrate Aelius Pontikos (heros)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating c. 178
Obverse inscription ΑΝΝΙΑ ΛΟΥΚΙΛΛΑ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design draped bust of Lucilla, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ΠΟΝΤΙΚΟΥ ΗΡ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design nude Poseidon standing, left, holding dolphin and trident
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1430
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Münster: M 499
2 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 3     SNG Evelpidis 924, reverse as 'Zeus'