RPC IV.1, 8724 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8724 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Magistrate Thea Faustina II (without title)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 178-180
Obverse inscription ΒΥΖΑΣ (Σ shaped as Ζ)
Obverse design head of Byzas (bearded) wearing helmet, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΘƐΑϹ ΦΑVϹΤΙΝΗϹ
Reverse design prow, r.; on top, emperor standing on base, l., extending r. hand, holding spear; before emperor, trophy
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 8.51 g
Axis 6
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2057
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ C McClean II, 4250, pl. 153.14 = Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2057/1, pl. 126 (V17 and R21), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
2     Gotha
3     L: 1921-1-10-8 Weber 2575