RPC IV.1, 8719 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8719 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Magistrate Memmios Markos (heros and second archon)
Dating c. 175
Obverse inscription ΒΥΖΑΣ (Σ shaped as Ζ)
Obverse design head of Byzas (bearded) wearing helmet, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ ΤΟ Β ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design prow, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 8
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2047–8
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ C: SNG 1678 Leake 3499, European Greece, p. 31.7 = Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2047, pl. 126 (V12 and R13), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
2 2     Istanbul: 364 (coll. Diojen) Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2048, pl. 126 (V13 and R13)