RPC IV.1, 8727 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8727 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Magistrate Ai[lios] Pontikos He[ros]
Dating c. 178
Obverse inscription ΒΥΖΑΣ (Σ shaped as Ζ)
Obverse design head of Byzas (bearded) wearing helmet, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠ ΑΙ ΠοΝΤΙΚοV ΗΡ
Reverse design galley with rowers, l.; on prow, transverse standard; on stern, two standards
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 7
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2063 and 2068, BMC 58, Cop 508
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 58 (drawing) Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2063, pl. 126 (V19 and R27), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
2 2     B: 193/1897 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2068/1, pl. 127 (V20 and R31) = Cat. 149, no. 69, reverse with second ligature: ΠοΝΤΙΚ{ΟΥ}
3 3     Cop: 508, reverse with second ligature: ΠοΝΤΙΚ{ΟV}