RPC IV.1, 8706 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8706 (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(Ι) ΑΙ ΠΟΝΤΙΚΟΥ Η(Ρ) ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design two tunnies; top one, right; lower one, left; between, dolphin, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 3
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1431–2
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     A: ex coll. Stamules 203 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1431, pl. 74 (V73 and R112)
2 2     B: (Löbb) Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1432/1, pl. 74 (V73 and R113)
3 3     ✸ Istanbul: 368, ex coll. Diojen, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
4 4     Madrid
5 5     P: 400