RPC IV.1, 8714 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8714 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Augustus) ; Crispina (Augusta)
Magistrate Ai[lios] Pontikos He[ros] (without title)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 178-180
Obverse inscription ΒΡ ΚΡΙϹΠΙΝΑ ϹƐΒ ΑΥΤ Κ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΚοΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design to l., draped bust of Crispina, r.; to r., laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, l.
Reverse inscription ƐΠ(Ι) ΑΙ ΠοΝΤΙΚοV Η ΒVΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design Artemis advancing, l., holding torch in each hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 14.56 g
Axis 6
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1454–55, BMC 69
Specimens 6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Florence, Ufficia = Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1454/1, pl. 76 (V83 and R134), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
2     Rome
3     G: I, 396, no. 24 SNG I, no. 872
4     L: BMC 69 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1455/2, pl. 76 (V83 and R135)
5     O
6     Private coll., USA